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Repeatedly send a string to stdout-- useful for going through "yes I agree" screens

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Get your Firefox bookmarks
Extracts yours bookmarks out of sqlite with the format: dateAdded|url

Find running binary executables that were not installed using dpkg
This helped me find a botnet that had made into my system. Of course, this is not a foolproof or guarantied way to find all of them or even most of them. But it helped me find it.

Monitor memory fine-grained usage (e.g. firefox)
Sometimes top/htop don't give the fine-grained detail on memory usage you might need. Sum up the exact memory types you want

return the latest kernel version from a Satellite / Spacewalk server software channel

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Sum file sizes
Even simpler! Use du ... the -s and -c flags summarize and print a grand total of all files recursively. The -b flag prints in byte format. You can use the -h flag instead to print in human readable format.

Recursively chmod all dirs to 755 and all files to 644

Take aWebcam Picture When the Mouse Moves
This takes a webcam picture every everytime the mouse is moved (waits 10 seconds between checking for movement) and stores the picture wherever you want it. Ideas: Use in conjunction with a dropbox type application to see who is using your computer Use /dev/input/mice if /dev/input/mouse* doesn't work Use the bones of this to make a simple screensaver


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