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list files recursively by size

Get HTTP status code with curl AND print response on new line

find text in a file
this will find text in the directory you specify and give you line where it appears.

Watch Data Usage on eth0

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Find running binary executables that were not installed using dpkg
This helped me find a botnet that had made into my system. Of course, this is not a foolproof or guarantied way to find all of them or even most of them. But it helped me find it.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Check the current price of Bitcoin in USD

Show git branches by date - useful for showing active branches

Press Any Key to Continue
Halt script progress until a key has been pressed. Source: http://bash-hackers.org/wiki/doku.php/mirroring/bashfaq/065


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