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Filter IP's in apache access logs based on use
The first sort is necessary for ips in a list to be actually unique.

Rip DVD to YouTube ready MPEG-4 AVI file using mencoder
Rip DVD to YouTube ready AVI file, using MPEG-4 video codec and MP3 audio codec. Resizes to 320x240 and deinterlaces as needed.

(Debian/Ubuntu) Discover what package a file belongs to
Works similar to dpkg -S, but uses the locatedb and is thus inarguably a lot faster - if the locatedb is current.

Yet Another Rename (bash function)
Implementation of `rename` for systems on which I don't have access to it.

Find the package that installed a command

find files containing text
I find this format easier to read if your going through lots of files. This way you can open the file in any editor and easily review the file

sync svn working copy and remote repository (auto adding new files)
Lists the local files that are not present in the remote repository (lines beginning with ?) and add them.

Search recursively to find a word or phrase in certain file types, such as C code
I have a bash alias for this command line and find it useful for searching C code for error messages. The -H tells grep to print the filename. you can omit the -i to match the case exactly or keep the -i for case-insensitive matching. This find command find all .c and .h files

execute a shell with netcat without -e
how to execute a shell on a server with a netcat binary which doesn't support -e option

Kill multiple instances of a running process


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