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Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Throttle download speed (at speed x )
Throttle download speed $aria2c --max-download-limit=100K file.metalink Throttle upload speed $aria2c --max-upload-limit=100K file.torrent

How fast is the connexion to a URL, some stats from curl

convert unixtime to human-readable
Mac have direct conversion of seconds (Epoch time)

Awk: Perform a rolling average on a column of data
Sometimes jittery data hides trends, performing a rolling average can give a clearer view.

Chrome sucks

convert (almost) any image into a video
This is an extract from a larger script which makes up slideshow videos from images. $seconds is the number of seconds the video will last, and $num is a loop counter which numbers the videos for concat into a longer video later, so they will be in order. The dev/null bit on the end cuts ffmpeg's verbosity.

[re]verify a disc with very friendly output
[re]verify those burned CD's early and often - better safe than sorry - at a bare minimum you need the good old `dd` and `md5sum` commands, but why not throw in a super "user-friendly" progress gauge with the `pv` command - adjust the ``-s'' "size" argument to your needs - 700 MB in this case, and capture that checksum in a "test.md5" file with `tee` - just in-case for near-future reference. *uber-bonus* ability - positively identify those unlabeled mystery discs - for extra credit, what disc was used for this sample output?

Empty the linux buffer cache

Check Ram Speed and Type in Linux
from http://maysayadkaba.blogspot.com/2008/08/linux-check-ram-speed-and-type.html


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