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  • -1
    ls -1 | xargs ruby -e'puts ARGV.shuffle'
    jacaetevha · 2014-01-17 17:42:08 7
  • Image to text converter. Convert your scanned book in image format like .png, .jpg into editable text format. OCR ==> Optical Code Reader Show Sample Output


    -3
    gocr -i ~/Screenshot.png
    totti · 2013-02-28 07:38:13 5
  • Use the following key binding to search ---------------------------------------------------------------- ng : Jump to line number n. Default is the start of the file. nG : Jump to line number n. Default is the end of the file. /pattern : Search for pattern. Regular expressions can be used. [/ = slash] Press / and then Enter to repeat the previous search pattern. Press ESC and then u to undo search highlighting. n : Go to next match (after a successful search). N : Go to previous match. mletter : Mark the current position with letter. 'letter : Return to position letter. [' = single quote] '^ or g : Go to start of file. '$ or G : Go to end of file. s : Save current content (got from another program like grep) in a file. = or Ctrl+g : File information. F : continually read information from file and follow its end. Useful for logs watching. Use Ctrl+c to exit this mode. -option : Toggle command-line option -option. h : Help.


    -4
    less file.ext
    totti · 2011-09-13 10:29:27 8
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