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Delete all files found in directory A from directory B
This command is useful if you accidentally untar or unzip an archive in a directory and you want to automatically remove the files. Just untar the files again in a subdirectory and then run the above command e.g. $ for file in ~/Desktop/temp/*; do rm ~/Desktop/`basename $file`; done

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Search manpages for a keyword
Search manpages for a keyword. Very useful when you don't know where to find the information.

Ultimate current directory usage command
Based on the MrMerry one, just add some visuals to differentiate files and directories

Check the status of a network interface

du and sort to find the biggest directories in defined filesystem
This command give a human readable result without messing up the sorting.

eavesdrop
Record off the microphone on a remote computer and listen to it live through your speakers locally.

Query well known ports list
Uses the file located in /etc/services

Uniquely (sort of) color text so you can see changes
Colorify colors input by converting the text to a number and then performing modulo 7 on it. This resulting number is used as the color escape code. This can be used to color the results of commands with complex outputs (like "482279054165371") so if any of the digits change, there's a good chance the color will change too. I say good chance because there's only 7 unique colors here, so assuming you were watching random numbers, there would be a 6/7 chance that the color would change when the number changed. This should really only be used to help quickly identify when things change, but should not be the only thing relied upon to positively assert that an output has not changed.

Listen to a file
replace "/usr/src/linux/kernel/signal.c" with any file you want and listen to its output ! :P you can also replace "cat" with "echo" or anything you can come up with have fun :-}


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