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Get Dollar-Euro exchage rate
You can get others rates changing the "EUR/US" part. look at the url: wap.kitco.com/exrate.wml to get more options.

list file descriptors opened by a process
Useful for examining hostile processes (backdoors,proxies)

Base conversions with bc
Easily convert numbers to their representations in different bases. Passing "ibase=16; obase=8; F2A" to bc will convert F2A (3882 in decimal) from Hex to Octal, and so on.

Rename files with vim.
Opens a list of files in a text editor. Using Vim as your default editor allows you to use the power of regex substitution and visual block mode to batch rename files. Found in the renameutils package sudo apt-get install renameutils

Converts a single FLAC file with associated cue file into multiple FLAC files
Converts a single FLAC file with associated cue file into multiple FLAC files. Takes two arguments: the name of the FLAC file and and the name of the cue file. Example: flacAlbumToFiles foo.flac foo.cue Requires: - cuetools - shntools

Copy input sent to a command to stderr
In the above example 'muspi merol' (the output of the first rev command) is sent to stderr and 'lorem ipsum' (the output of the second rev command) is sent to stdout. rev reverse lines of a file or files. This use of tee allows testing if a program correctly handles its input without using files that hold the data.

Find usb device
I often use it to find recently added ou removed device, or using find in /dev, or anything similar. Just run the command, plug the device, and wait to see him and only him

add all files not under version control to repository
This should handle whitespaces well and will not get confused if your filenames have "?" in them

find xargs mv

generate 30 x 30 matrix
Replaces hexdump with the more succint xxd, and the sed was unnecessarily complex.


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