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Open source browser with command line option to check for errors retrieving the page?

I have a couple of TVs powered by Raspberry Pis - they have Raspbian installed and boot straight into Midori's full-screen mode. They display metrics and as such they should always be on and ...
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A tool for sending and receiving plain text via TCP? [closed]

For debugging purposes, I'm looking for a tool that can do the following: Connect to a TCP socket send plain text commands receive plain text answers Yes, of course telnet can do that. But my ...
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How can I remove or deactivate the Windows system32/find.exe?

I am trying to make my Windows System as compatible with existing Makefiles as possible. One great step that is missing is replacing the windows "find" (which is the same as grep) with the GNU find ...
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Utility to search file contents, open it, and go to relevant line

I’m looking for a tool that given a search string and some set files, would search every one of them for said string, and if it finds it, open the file and go to that line. Maybe this could be better ...
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CLI tool to graphically select lines during piped commands

Is there a tool similar to choose that I can plug into chain of commands that will let me select (multiple) lines for the next step? choose unfortunately doesn't "pass on" the line you select, ...
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a program to put distance and lines on image

I basically want a program that allows me to do the following: import a graphic in png or jpg format. Make straight lines on the image in various colors, when I hit the enter button the line also ...
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troubleshoot ping failure due to denied MAC address

Does anyone know of a tool (Windows or Linux) that will identify packets that get dropped on a network due to MAC filtering? In question 682774 (ping-printer-times-out-when-wireless-ok-when-wired) I ...
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Running OS X command-line programs on Ubuntu

Given that Mac OS X is derived from BSD (Berkeley Systems Distribution) UNIX, I would assume that in some way or another, it would be possible to run command-line OS X programs on Ubuntu. I am really ...
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“wput” multiple files from command line?

You can upload a single file with wput: wput file ftp://username:passwd@ipaddress/file is there a way to upload multiple? Maybe something like: wput {file1,file2} ...
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Bash Resize Terminal Xterm

I am looking for a universal builtin command that resizes Xterm based terminals. This is some sort of command that won't make a new window, that I won't need to include in the file that these ...
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Linux Utility for “Timestamping” Functionality

wget's timestamping functionality ensures it only downloads files that have changed. I'm looking for a linux command-line tool that will recursively compare a directories contents with a saved version ...
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Command line tool for image conversion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free command line image converter I need a command line tool for windows which can be used to convert an image from any common format to 24 bit bitmap. I'm writing some ...
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I am getting This program cannot be run in DOS mode

In some Windows OS, every command line program works fine, but in some Windows OS, such as WinXP, This program cannot be run in DOS mode error occurs. How do I avoid this problem?
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Is it possible to retrieve magnet link via transmission-remote?

I'm running torrents on the home server, and I talk to home server via the transmission-remote utility. I'd like to retrieve the magnet link for one of my torrents, however this seems to be ...
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Command line Linux any document format to PDF converter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert this filetype to pdf? I am looking for tool to (similar to ooffice) convert to PDF. I know where from .odt can be converted to PDF. How about .doc or ...
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Long delay when I run a command for the first time in a DOS window

We run a server (Win2k) with several tools on it. The workstations (XP) all have their PATH set to include that folder. When we run a tool (e.g. grep) from a DOS box on a workstation, sometimes ...
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Is there any good desktop/application or command line tool to show two different timezone concurrently?

I want to find a desktop application or command line tool to show two different timezone concurrently under LINUX. Anyone knows there are such application? Say i want to know the time at london and ...
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How to get information about an image(picture) from linux commandline?

Am working on a web-app, and currently am migrating some stuff from an old app, but I hate that I have to open an image editor to get some info about images am migrating. Things like image dimensions. ...
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How can I get an interface's bandwidth at any given second from the Linux command line?

I am doing a school project in which I want to get the bandwidth of a network interface at any given second, or some other small increment of time. I need this for a Perl script I am working on. ...
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How to list the contents of a zip along w/ file sizes and compression ratio via cmd line

How do I list the contents of a zip along w/ file sizes and compression ratio (or packed size) on osx w/ command line tools?