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Commandline document conversion with Libreoffice
In this example, the docx gets converted to Open Document .odt format. For other formats, you'll need to specify the correct filter (Hint: see "Comments" link below for a nice list).

Get all available packages on Ubuntu (or any distro that uses apt)

get a mysqldump with a timestamp in the filename and gzip it all in one go
Performs a mysqldump and gzip-compresses the output file with a timestamp in the resulting dump file. Inspect the file for integrity or fun with this command afterward, if you desire: $ zcat mysqldump-2009-06-12-07.41.01.tgz | less

Better git diff, word delimited and colorized
Define a git alias then git dcolor

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Converts to PDF all the OpenOffice.org files in the directory
Requieres unoconv (debian package)

Filter the output of a file continously using tail and grep
The OPs solution will work, however on some systems (bsd), grep will not filter the data, unless the --line-buffered option is enabled.

Dump snapshot of UFS2 filesystem, then gzip it
Opens a snapshot of a live UFS2 filesystem, runs dump to generate a full filesystem backup which is run through gzip. The filesystem must support snapshots and have a .snap directory in the filesystem root. To restore the backup, one can do $ zcat /path/to/adXsYz.dump.gz | restore -rf -

Copy the sound content of a video to an mp3 file
-vn removes tha video content, the copy option tells ffmpeg to use the same codec for generating the output

Remux an avi video if it won't play easily on your media device
When playback of AVI files (containing a video format like XviD or DivX) is stuttering, it in 90% of the files is caused by a poorly or wrongly interleaved file. The issue can be permanently resolved by RE-MUXING the AVI video-files that have this problem


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