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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:
I tried a few curses based mp3 players for playing back choir practice songs for my wife.
Unfortunately none of the ones I tried were capable of scrubbing a track.
Firefox saves the day.
Btrfs reports the inode numbers of files with failed checksums. Use `find` to lookup the file names of those inodes. The files may need to be deleted and replaced with backups.
Btrfs reports the inode numbers of files with failed checksums. Use `find` to lookup the file names of those inodes.
List the busiest scripts/files running on a cPanel server with domain showing (column $12).
IP addresses and number of connections connected to port 80.
Easiest way to obtain the busiest website list (sorted by number of process running).
Sort netflow packet capture by unique connections excluding source port.
Very quick! Based only on the content sizes and the character counts of filenames. If both numbers are equal then two (or more) directories seem to be most likely identical.
if in doubt apply:
diff -rq path_to_dir1 path_to_dir2
AWK function taken from here:
Remove duplicate line in a text file.
If you have ever been trying to look for a list of processes based on their elapsed time you don't need to look any further.
This command lets you find the list of processes ordered in a reversed order (oldest at the top) that have been running for over an hour on your system. Any system processes are filtered out, leaving only user initiated ones in. I find it extremely useful for debugging and performance analysis.
Use the AWS CLI tools to generate a list instances, then pipe them to JQ to show only their launch time and instance id. Finally use sort to bring them out in runtime order. Find all those instances you launched months ago and have forgotten about.
displays a list of all file extensions in current directory and how many files there are of each type of extension in ascending order (case insensitive)
this will give u the details in MB's; from high to low....
I added -S to du so that you don't include /foo/bar/baz.iso in /foo, and change sorts -n to -h so that it can properly sort the human readable sizes.
Shows the 10 biggest files/dirs
Sorted in human readable format.