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Create a backup copy of a MySQL database on the same host
This should probably only be used for testing in a dev environment as it's not terribly efficient, but if you're doing something that might trash a DB and you still want the old data available, this works like a charm.

grep for minus (-) sign
Use flag "--" to stop switch parsing

Read aloud a text file in Mac OS X

socat TCP-LISTEN:5500 EXEC:'ssh [email protected] "socat STDIO UNIX-CONNECT:/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock"'
Listens on local port 5500 and connects to remotehost with username user to tunnel the given socket file. Will work with anything, but can be useful if there's a need for a local application to connect with a remote server which was started without networking.

Show all current listening programs by port and pid with SS instead of netstat

Find file containing namespace in a directory of jar files.
You could subsitute javax.servlet for any namespace you need.

Encode png's into blu-ray format
This command takes a set of images (from a render, for example), and converts them into a format conforming to the Blu-ray spec, or at least the version on the Wikipedia page.

Execute a command on logout
Execute a command on shell logout,and run it until is finished,then shell is closed.

Make vim open in tabs by default (save to .profile)
I always add this to my .profile rc so I can do things like: "vim *.c" and the files are opened in tabs.

Use vim automation to create a colorized html file


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