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Advanced python tracing
Trace python statement execution and syscalls invoked during that simultaneously

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

find text in a file
this will find text in the directory you specify and give you line where it appears.

Advanced python tracing
Trace python statement execution and syscalls invoked during that simultaneously

use jq to validate and pretty-print json output
the `jq` tool can also be used do validate json files and pretty print output `cat file.json | jq` available on several platforms, including newer debian-based systems via `#sudo apt install jq`, mac via `brew install jq`, and from source https://stedolan.github.io/jq/download/

Capitalize first letter of each word in a string
Capitalize first letter of each word in a string.

Synchronize date and time with a server over ssh
If you are stuck behind a firewall and want to synchronize time with another server but you do not want to port forward NTP (which uses UDP) then this command is handy. It gets the time from a server and sets the local time. It is not that accurate but I can live with a second or so drift.

vi a remote file
notice the double slash

Fast command-line directory browsing
Not really alternative, just giving a different behavior listing current directory if no directory given.

Extract the emoticons regex from a running skype process
Skype has an internal regex which depicts the emoticons it supports. However you cannot simply search the binary file for it. This small 181 character line will do just that, provided skype is running. And of course, only works in linux.


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