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Watch the progress of 'dd'
run this in another terminal, were xxxx is the process ID of the running dd process. the progress will report on the original terminal that you ran dd on

archlinux:Delete packages from pacman cache that are older than 7 days
for debian/ubuntu

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

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

Chrome sucks

Get a range of SVN revisions from svn diff and tar gz them
Handy when you need to create a list of files to be updated when subversion is not available on the remote host. You can take this tar file, and upload and extract it where you need it. Replace M and N with the revisions specific to yours. Make sure you do this from an updated (svn up) working directory.

Convert every eps in a directory to pdf
Converts every *.eps file to a *.pdf file

Copy all documents PDF in disk for your home directory
I used this to copy all PDFs recursively to a selected dir

shutdown pc in 4 hours without needing to keep terminal open / user logged in.
This way, you can specify how many hours in which you want your machine to shut down.

Set audible alarm when an IP address comes online
I'd rather this one on Gnome, as I'm used to be listening some music while working. I've even created a bash function which receives ADDRESS as parameter.


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