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Remote control for Rhythmbox on an Ubuntu Media PC
Note: you'll want to set up pub-key ssh auth. Gives you a quick means of changing volume/tracks/etc for rhythmbox on a remote machine. E.g.: rc --next # Play next track rc --print-playing # Grab the name rc --volume-down rc --help

Google Translate
allow multiword translations

Check if *hardware* is 32bit or 64bit
This command tell you if your hardware is 32 or 64 bits even if you install a 32bits OS on a 64 bits hardware. If your distro don't support the -q switch, try doing : $ grep &>/dev/null '\' /proc/cpuinfo && echo 64 bits || echo 32 bits

Compare two files side-by-side
I found out about this from Unix Power Tools, and thought it was pretty useful. Use the -w option to change the width of the output, and the -s option to suppress lines that are the same in both files.

shuffle lines via perl
Same, without modules... Probably smarter option: just use the shuf command or even sort -R.

Get playlist for Livestream on YouTube

Shell recorder with replay
If you provide the option -t to the script command and redirect stderr into a file, the timing information on what is going on on the terminal, is also stored. You can replay the session via the scriptreplay command, where you can also provide a speedup factor (see the man page for details). Great for demonstration purposes ...

Fix the vi zsh bindings on ubuntu
Use sed to comment out any up/down bindings in zsh

Find passwords that has been stored as plain text in NetworkManager

Shows you how many hours of avi video you have.
midentify.sh is part of mplayer, but you might have to locate it on your box.


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