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Watch the progress of 'dd'
need pv (pipe view) : http://www.ivarch.com/programs/pv.shtml

Easy Persistent SSH Connections Using Screen
Use as: $ s host1 Will ssh to remote host upon first invocation. Then use C-a d to detatch. Running "s host1" again will resume the shell session on the remote host. Only useful in LAN environment. You'd want to start the screen on the remote host over a WAN. Adapted from Hack 34 in Linux Server Hacks 2nd Addition.

Download song from youtube for import into itunes (m4a format)
Last argument is the youtube link. Requires ffmpeg

lines in file2 that are not in file1

Apply, in parallel, a bc expression to CSV
Define a function that applies bc, the *nix calculator, with the specified expression to all rows of the input CSV. The first column is mapped to {1}, second one to {2}, and so forth. See sample output for an example. This function uses all available cores thanks to GNU Parallel. Requires GNU Parallel

exit if another instance is running
runs only one instance.

Provide the ten largest subfolders in the current folder

Ultimate current directory usage command
A little bit smaller, faster and should handle files with special characters in the name.

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.

GIT: list unpushed commits


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