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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
note the xargs at the end
Use the hold space to preserve lines until data is needed.
List packages and their disk usage in decreasing order. This uses the "Installed-Size" from the package metadata. It may differ from the actual used space, because e.g. data files (think of databases) or log files may take additional space.
counts the total (recursive) number of files in the immediate (depth 1) subdirectories as well as the current one and displays them sorted.
Fixed, as per ashawley's comment
This dup finder saves time by comparing size first, then md5sum, it doesn't delete anything, just lists them.
Show apps that use internet connection at the moment.
Can be used to discover what programms create internet traffic. Skip the part after awk to get more details, though it will not work showing only unique processes.
This version will work with other languages such as Spanish and Portuguese, if the word for "ESTABLISHED" still contain the fragment "STAB"(e.g. "ESTABELECIDO")
This corrects duplicate output from the previous command.
This is just for fun.
A little bit smaller, faster and should handle files with special characters in the name.
This can be much faster than downloading one or both trees to a common servers and comparing the files there. After, only those files could be copied down for deeper comparison if needed.
search argument in PATH
accept grep expressions
without args, list all binaries found in PATH
From there, just pkg install the package you need.
Lists out all classes used in all *.html files in the currect directory. usefull for checking if you have left out any style definitions, or accidentally given a different name than you intended. ( I have an ugly habit of accidentally substituting camelCase instead of using under_scores: i would name soemthing counterBox instead of counter_box)
WARNING: assumes you give classnames in between double quotes, and that you apply only one class per element.
Based on the MrMerry one, just add some visuals to differentiate files and directories
Based on the MrMerry one, just add some visuals and sort directory and files
biggest->small directories, then biggest->smallest files
Sorts a character string, using common shell commands.
This command changes all filename and directories within a directory tree to unaccented ones. I had to do this to 'sanitize' some samba-exported trees. The reason it works might seem a little difficult to see at first - it first reverses-sort by pathname length, then it renames only the basename of the path. This way it'll always go in the right order to rename everything.
1. You'll have to have the 'unaccent' command. On Ubuntu, just aptitude install unaccent.
2. In this case, the encoding of the tree was UTF-8 - but you might be using another one, just adjust the command to your encoding.
3. The program might spit a few harmless errors saying the files are the same - not to fear.
List files and sizes