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Convert (almost) any video file into webm format for online html5 streaming

Down for everyone or just me?
Check if a site is down with downforeveryoneorjustme.com

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Find jpeg images and copy them to a central location
Use if you have pictures all over the place and you want to copy them to a central location Synopsis: Find jpg files translate all file names to lowercase backup existing, don't overwrite, preserve mode ownership and timestamps copy to a central location

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

Copy via tar pipe while preserving file permissions (cp does not!; run this command with root!)
cp options: -p will preserve the file mode, ownership, and timestamps -r will copy files recursively also, if you want to keep symlinks in addition to the above: use the -a/--archive option

count IPv4 connections per IP
usefull in case of abuser/DoS attacks.

Watch active calls on an Asterisk PBX
Only the number of calls nothing else.

Update twitter with curl
Same as below, but no quotes are necessary when twitting more than one word

Generate a playlist of all the files in the directory, newer first
I use this to generate a playlist with all the podcasts I listen to. Ordered from most recent to older.


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