Commands using cpio (15)

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A video capture command which can be assigned to a keyboard shortcut.
A video capture command which can be assigned to a keyboard shortcut.

Place the NUM-th argument of the most recent command on the shell
After executing a command with multiple arguments like cp ./temp/ ~/prog/ you can paste any argument of the previous command to the console, like ls -l ALT+1+. is equivalent to ls -l ./temp/ ALT+0+. stands for command itself ('ls' in this case) Simple ALT+. cycles through last arguments of previous commands.

Adding Prefix to File name
Good old bracket expansion :-) For large numbers of files, "rename" will spare you the for-loop, or the find/exec...

Isolate file name from full path/find output
Quick method of isolating filenames from a full path using expansion. Much quicker than using "basename"

Ultimate current directory usage command
Based on the MrMerry one, just add some visuals to differentiate files and directories

Encrypt every file in the current directory with 256-bit AES, retaining the original.
The password is stored in the password file, which obviously must be kept secure, encrypted later with gpg, deleted, or whatever you prefer. To decrypt: $ openssl enc -d -aes-256-cbc -salt -in filename.enc -out filename -pass file:/path/to/password-file Alternative ciphers can be used, of course.

Create a script of the last executed command
Sometimes commands are long, but useful, so it's helpful to be able to make them permanent without having to retype them. An alternative could use the history command, and a cut/sed line that works on your platform. $history -1 | cut -c 7- >

dump the whole database

Search and play MP3 from Skreemr
This use the Screemr search engine to play mp3 songs

highlight with grep and still output file contents

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