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Create a bash script from last n commands
Uses history to get the last n+1 commands (since this command will appear as the most recent), then strips out the line number and this command using sed, and appends the commands to a file.

Convert wmv into avi

get cookies from firefox
useful to use after with the --load-cookies option of wget

Execute a command on logout
Execute a command on shell logout,and run it until is finished,then shell is closed.

Recursively search and replace old with new string, inside every instance of filename.ext
This is a slightly modified version of http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/4283/recursive-search-and-replace-old-with-new-string-inside-files (which did not work due to incorrect syntax) with the added option to sed inside only files named filename.ext

Synchronise a file from a remote server
You will be prompted for a password unless you have your public keys set-up.

Convert seconds to [DD:][HH:]MM:SS
Converts any number of seconds into days, hours, minutes and seconds. sec2dhms() { declare -i SS="$1" D=$(( SS / 86400 )) H=$(( SS % 86400 / 3600 )) M=$(( SS % 3600 / 60 )) S=$(( SS % 60 )) [ "$D" -gt 0 ] && echo -n "${D}:" [ "$H" -gt 0 ] && printf "%02g:" "$H" printf "%02g:%02g\n" "$M" "$S" }

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

flush memcached via netcat

Colored diff ( via vim ) on 2 remotes files on your local computer.
You can use $ vim scp://root@example.com//file too in a simple case.


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