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Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.
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Useful when you have multiple files or binary files that you need to transfer to a different host and scp or the like is unavailable.
To unpack on the destination host copy paste output using the opposite order:
openssl enc -d -base64 | gunzip | tar -x
Terminate openssl input using ^d
Note: gzip is outside of tar because using -z in tar produces lots of extra padding.
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