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Compress files in a directory

invoke MATLAB functions from command line
`-r script.m` also possible

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Create a tar of directory structure only
The original suggestion did not work for me, when operating on folders located on an external mount (ie other than the root device) in Ubuntu. A variation using xargs does the trick.

Commit only newly added files to subversion repository

First pass dvd rip... The set of commands was too long, so I had to separate them into two.
This set of commands will rip a dvd title using a 2 pass mencoder xvid encode. It will provide a great quality rip. It will rip as close to 700MB as possible. (note the bitrate of -700000) Enjoy!

Create passwords and store safely with gpg
Adjust the $ head -c part for password length. I use filenames like "[email protected]" and a vim which automatically decrypts files with .gpg suffixes.

Find the package that installed a command

which process is accessing the CDROM


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