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Random number generation within a range N, here N=10

Swap a file or dir with quick resotre
This lets you replace a file or directory and quickly revert if something goes wrong. For example, the current version of a website's files are in public_html. Put a new version of the site in public_html~ and execute the command. The names are swapped. If anything goes wrong, execute it again (up arrow or !!).

Replace spaces in a file with hyphens

Change Gnome wallpaper
You can use this in a script which rotates wallpapers from a directory at each login.

print java packages by using unix tree and sed
if you need a quick way of printing out all the packages that contain classes this command will print the directory structure and replace '/' with '.' It will also ignore CVS directories (we use CVS here)

tcpdump from src to dst
then open with wireshark

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/

Find the package a command belongs to on Debian

Run a script in parrallel over ssh
Runs a local script over ssh assuming ssh keys are in place. -P argument prints results to stdout. # Uses - https://code.google.com/p/parallel-ssh/

View webcam output using GStreamer pipeline
Open a window that displays camera capture. Framerate, width and height may be changed to match your needs.


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