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KDE Mixer Master Mute/Unmute
arguably better than using the driver interface. lots of potentially cool stuff to be done w/ the dcop client.

convert ascii string to hex
just a bit simpler

Get a list of the erroring cifs entries in fstab
It disturbs me when my logwatch report tells me a share or machine has disappeared, esp as mount isn't telling me what's gone. This command outputs to stderr the erroring cifs entries from fstab.

A trash function for bash
apt-get install trash-cli Commandline program that allows you put folders or files in the standard KDE/Unity desktop trash.

Simulate typing
This will output the characters at 10 per second.

set your screensaver as your desktop background MAC OSX

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Get a MySQL DB dump from a remote machine
This command will dump a database on a remote stream to stdout, compress it, stream it to your local machine, decompress it and put it into a file called database.sql.You could even pipe it into mysql on your local machine to restore it immediately. I had to use this recently because the server I needed a backup from didn't have enough disk space.

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

Skip banner on ssh login prompt
This allows you to skip the banner (usually /etc/issue.net) on ssh connections. Useful to avoid banners outputted to your mail by rsync cronjobs.


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