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Grab just the title of a youtube video
There's another version on here that uses GET but some people don't have lwp-request, so here's an alternative. It's also a little shorter and should work with most youtube URLs since it truncates at the first &

improve copy file over ssh showing progress
You set the file/dirname transfer variable, in the end point you set the path destination, this command uses pipe view to show progress, compress the file outut and takes account to change the ssh cipher. Support dirnames with spaces. Merged ideas and comments by http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/4379/copy-working-directory-and-compress-it-on-the-fly-while-showing-progress and http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/3177/move-a-lot-of-files-over-ssh

Count lines of source code excluding blank lines and comments
Much more accurate than other methods mentioned here straight out of the box.

Press enter and take a WebCam picture.
This command takes a 1280x1024 p picture from the webcam. If prefer it smaller, try changing the -s parameter: qqvga is the tiniest, vga is 640x480, svga is 800x600 and so on. Get your smile on and press enter! :)

Sort processes by CPU Usage

log rm commands
Sometimes, it is annoying to find your files or directories missing. If you want to log all the rm commands you can put this in /etc/profile.

Create a tar archive with all files of a certain type found in present dir and subdirs
Note: the tar archive must not exist in order to create it. If exists it will only be updated and no already existent files in present search will still remain in the tar archive. The update option has to be used instead of create because the command tar may be executed more than once depending on the number of arguments that find throws. You can see maximum number of arguments with 'getconf ARG_MAX'

Quicker move to parent directory
Alias two dots to move to parent directory. Put it into your .bashrc or .profile file.

Open up a man page as PDF (#OSX)
Simply pass an argument to the script to convert the manual page to a PDF: $man2pdf drutil

Check whether laptop is running on battery or cable
If you want to do the same in OS X... grep as necessary for information you need....


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