Tips

Add Nautilus context menu to open the terminal in the particular directory (option Open in Terminal)

  • Install:
sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal
  • Log out and back in.

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Lossless rotate JPEG images:
exiftran -ai *.jpg

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Bulk rename files:

rename 's/.tmp/.jpg/' *.tmp

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Connect and browse phone via bluetooth:

  • install:    obexfs
  • do this:

* Find out your phone’s Bluetooth MAC address if you don’t know it already:
hcitool scan
* Find out the OBEX FTP channel it uses
sdptool search FTP
* Load the fuse kernel module:
sudo modprobe fuse
* Make a suitable mount point for your phone:
mkdir ~/Phone
* Mount
obexfs -bXX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX -BYY ~/Phone
(where XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX is your phone’s MAC and YY is the OBEX channel)
* Unmount when you’re done with your file transfers:
fusermount -u ~/Phone

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if fails: obexfs -bXX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX -BYY ~/Phone

try: obexautofs ~/Phone

 

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Process PDF files:

sudo aptitude install pdftk
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