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OSX command to take badly formatted xml from the clipboard, cleans it up and puts it back into the clipboard.
This command can be used with xclip or xsel for use on a linux box.

Download all music files off of a website using wget
This will download all files of the type specified after "-A" from a website. Here is a breakdown of the options: -r turns on recursion and downloads all links on page -l1 goes only one level of links into the page(this is really important when using -r) -H spans domains meaning it will download links to sites that don't have the same domain -nd means put all the downloads in the current directory instead of making all the directories in the path -A mp3 filters to only download links that are mp3s(this can be a comma separated list of different file formats to search for multiple types) -e robots=off just means to ignore the robots.txt file which stops programs like wget from crashing the site... sorry http://example/url lol..

use mplayer to watch Apple Movie Trailer instead of quicktime player
http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/ just copy the .mov link and use mplayer to stream

Solaris - check ports/sockets which process has opened

Binary clock
Fun idea! This one adds seconds and keeps running on the same line. Perl's probably cheating though. :)

String to binary
Cool but useless.

Convert a flv video file to avi using mencoder

Find last reboot time
Displays time of last system boot

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Install a Firefox add-on/theme to all users
To install a theme use: $ sudo firefox -install-global-theme /path/to/theme You can get the .xpi or .jar file from the versions history on the add-on/theme page. NOTE: may not work in your system (Debian-based is an example).


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