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

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

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

Mount file system using back-up superblock
Found on http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/linux-find-alternative-superblocks/

Generate a playlist of all the files in the directory, newer first
I use this to generate a playlist with all the podcasts I listen to. Ordered from most recent to older.

back ssh from firewalled hosts
host B (you) redirects a modem port (62220) to his local ssh. host A is a remote machine (the ones that issues the ssh cmd). once connected port 5497 is in listening mode on host B. host B just do a ssh 127.0.0.1 -p 5497 -l user and reaches the remote host'ssh. This can be used also for vnc and so on.

A function to find the newest file in a directory

Get all links from commandlinefu front page
You need to install WWW::Mechanize Perl module with # cpan -i WWW::Mezchanize or by searching mechanize | grep perl in your package manager With this command, you can get forms, images, headers too

Number of .... indicate how far down to cd
Use dots to cd down directories instead of having to remember all of the pesky back slashes! Better yet, works on even and odd number of dots! Now, just estimate how far down you want to traverse.

Put a console clock in top right corner
This puts a clock in the top right of the terminal. This version doesn't use tput, but uses escape codes


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