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Testing reading speed with dd

Find usb device in realtime
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Blue Matrix
Same as original, but works in bash

Nicely display mem usage with ps
Nicely display mem usage with ps.

Switch 2 characters on a command line.
If you typed 'sl', put the cursor on the 'l' and hit ctrl-t to get 'ls'.

Join lines and separate with spaces
Read vmargs.txt, which is a text file that could either be DOS-style (\r\n) or UNIX-style (\n) line endings and join the lines with a space separator. Can this be shortened/made more elegant?

Google URL shortener
(1) required: python-googl ( install by: pip install python-googl ) (2) get from google API console https://code.google.com/apis/console/

Create a temporary file
To create directory, use: $ tempdir=$(/bin/mktemp -d)

commandline dictionary
Note: 1) Replace 'wonder' with any word you looking the meaning for in the above example 2) Need to install these packages: wordnet & wordnet-base (latter should be automatically installed because of dependency) 3) Combined size of packages is about 30MB on my old ubuntu system (I find it worth it)

batch convert Nikon RAW (nef) images to JPG
converts RAW files from a Nikon DSLR to jpg for easy viewing etc. requires ufraw package


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