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Watch RX/TX rate of an interface in kb/s
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Find the package that installed a command

Merge several pdf files into a single file
merge a.pdf b.pdf and c.pdf and create ./out.pdf

Display error pages in report format
This command will return a full list of Error 404 pages in the given access log. The following variables have been given to awk Hostname ($2), ERROR Code ($9), Missing Item ($7), Referrer ($11) You can then send this into a file (>> /path/to/file), which you can open with OpenOffice as a CSV

Find if $b is in $a in bash
Find if $b is in $a in bash

Capture video of a linux desktop
This will grab the image from desktop, starting with the upper-left corner at x=100, y=200 with a width and height of 1024?768.

Create a 5 MB blank file via a seek hole
Similar to the original, but is much faster since it only needs to write the last byte as zero. A diff on testfile and testfile.seek will return that they are the same.

Chronometer in hour format
Shorter and faster...

Create a simple video contact sheet using the vcs bash script
Assumes you've downloaded Toni Corvera's vcs script (http://p.outlyer.net/vcs), have it in your PATH, and have installed the script's dependencies. Generates a video contact sheet of 24 thumbnails and 3 thumbnails per column. The bold font and white-on-black color scheme keeps the text readable at the chosen 70% JPEG compression quality, which keeps the file size at a manageable level. You can go even lower with the quality and get a good looking result.

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