Commands tagged ps2pdf (3)

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Get lines count of a list of files
This command gives you the number of lines of every file in the folder and its subfolders matching the search options specified in the find command. It also gives the total amount of lines of these files. The combination of print0 and files0-from options makes the whole command simple and efficient.

Keep track of diff progress
You're running a program that reads LOTS of files and takes a long time. But it doesn't tell you about its progress. First, run a command in the background, e.g. $ find /usr/share/doc -type f -exec cat {} + > output_file.txt Then run the watch command. "watch -d" highlights the changes as they happen In bash: $! is the process id (pid) of the last command run in the background. You can change this to $(pidof my_command) to watch something in particular.

Update twitter with Perl
Requires Net::Twitter. Just replace the double quoted strings with the appropriate info.

view certificate details

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Create a zip archive excluding all SVN folders

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Kill a process by its partial name
pkill is a standard command and kills processes Byte part of their name.

Show apps that use internet connection at the moment.
This corrects duplicate output from the previous command.

Find out current working directory of a process


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