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

find text in a file
this will find text in the directory you specify and give you line where it appears.

Advanced python tracing
Trace python statement execution and syscalls invoked during that simultaneously

Close specify detached screen
-X Send the specified command to a running screen session. -S Option to specify the screen session if you have several screen sessions running. $screen -ls for listing current screens and its sessionname

Capitalize first letter of each word in a string
Capitalize first letter of each word in a string.

Synchronize date and time with a server over ssh
If you are stuck behind a firewall and want to synchronize time with another server but you do not want to port forward NTP (which uses UDP) then this command is handy. It gets the time from a server and sets the local time. It is not that accurate but I can live with a second or so drift.

Extract the emoticons regex from a running skype process
Skype has an internal regex which depicts the emoticons it supports. However you cannot simply search the binary file for it. This small 181 character line will do just that, provided skype is running. And of course, only works in linux.

Advanced python tracing
Trace python statement execution and syscalls invoked during that simultaneously

Add all unversioned files to svn
No need for grep, let awk do the match. This will not behave properly if the filenames contains whitespace, which is awk's default field separator.

Move all comments the top of the file in vim
Python comments begin with a #. Modify to suit other languages. Other uses: Instead of m0 use m$ for end of file or d for deleting all comments.


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