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Print one . instead of each line
If you're running a command with a lot of output, this serves as a simple progress indicator. This avoids the need to use `/dev/null` for silencing. It works for any command that outputs lines, updates live (`fflush` avoids buffering), and is simple to understand.

run a command from within vi without exiting
":! ls -l " results in listing the files in the current directory. pressing "enter" will get you back into vi.

'Fix' a typescript file created by the 'script' program to remove control characters
attribution: Thanks to repellent on perlmonks.org source: http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=684459

how many packages installed on your archlinux?

create iso image from a directory
create iso image from directory . Usefull for virtualised machine To create CD ISO image of directories that contain long file name or non-8.3 format (particularly if you want to burn the CD image for use in Windows system), use the -J option switch that generates Joliet directory records in addition to regular iso9660 file names. For example, to create CD image of Vista SP1 directory: mkisofs -o VitaSP1.iso -J VistaSP1

Copies currently played song in Audacious to selected directory
Maybe it could work for any music player if you change "audacious2" with the string you see in `ps aux` for your player. Needs testing in different systems.

Convert mp3/wav file to asterisk ulaw for music on hold (moh)

Copy ssh keys to user@host to enable password-less ssh logins.
Alternative for machines without ssh-copy-id

pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
just make some data scrolling off the terminal. wow.

Recursively lists all files in the current directory, except the ones in '.snapshot' directory
This can be useful for those who have mounted NetApp file-systems with snapshot activated.


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