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Command Line Video Editing

Video editing from with the bash shell can be very useful in a few circumstances.  In any event there are at least two reasons why you may want to augment a great graphical drag-n-drop editor like Kdenlive using some command-line … Continue reading

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Shell Script Basics Playlist

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Remote Hard Reset or Shutdown

Hard reset on linux command line I use this command to remotely hard reboot linux servers (only when absolutely necessary). Hard reboot mean that shutdown scripts will not run and machine will reboot immediately without syncing hard disk drives, shutting … Continue reading

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Custom Shell Prompt

I use this whenever I set up a new RedHat server.  I add it to the end of the /etc/bashrc file and it gives me the FQDN of the host.  I have a habit of using "web" or "server1" across … Continue reading

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Debian Packages Installed

I use this to determine which debian packages are installed and when they were installed.  This is easy to do with RPMs.  Debian based systems make it a little more complex task. echo -e "State tLast change t tName" > … Continue reading

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