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concatenate compressed and uncompressed logs
I use zgrep because it also parses non gzip files. With ls -tr, we parse logs in time order. Greping the empty string just concatenates all logs, but you can also grep an IP, an URL...

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Prints new content of files
Useful to e.g. keep an eye on several logfiles.

Resample a WAV file with sox
Change the sample rate with sox, the swiss army knife of sound processing.

apt-get via sudo
An apt-get wrapper function which will run the command via sudo, but will run it normally if you're only downloading source files. This was a bit of an excuse to show off the framework of $ cmd && echo true || echo false ...but as you can see, you must be careful about what is in the "true" block to make sure it executes without error, otherwise the "false" block will be executed. To allow the apt-get return code to pass through, you need to use a more normal if/else block: $ apt-get () { if [ "$1" = source ]; then command apt-get "[email protected]"; else sudo apt-get "[email protected]"; fi }

Open a file at the specified line
You may also use +line:column syntax.

Expand shortened URLs
curl(1) is more portable than wget(1) across Unices, so here is an alternative doing the same thing with greater portability. This shell function uses curl(1) to show what site a shortened URL is pointing to, even if there are many nested shortened URLs. This is a great way to test whether or not the shortened URL is sending you to a malicious site, or somewhere nasty that you don't want to visit. The sample output is from: $ expandurl http://t.co/LDWqmtDM

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

A little bash daemon =)
A little bash daemon


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