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Run the built in PHP-server in current folder
You must have PHP 5.4.0 or later to be able to run the built in server. This web server is designed for developmental purposes only, and should not be used in production. URI requests are served from the current working directory where PHP was started, unless the -t option is used to specify an explicit document root. If a URI request does not specify a file, then either index.php or index.html in the given directory are returned. If neither file exists, then a 404 response code is returned. If a PHP file is given on the command line when the web server is started it is treated as a "router" script. The script is run at the start of each HTTP request. If this script returns FALSE, then the requested resource is returned as-is. Otherwise the script's output is returned to the browser. Standard MIME types are returned for files with extensions: .css, .gif, .htm, .html, .jpe, .jpeg, .jpg, .js, .png, .svg, and .txt. The .htm and .svg extensions are recognized from PHP 5.4.4 onwards. More information here: http://php.net/manual/en/features.commandline.webserver.php

Add a progress counter to loop (see sample output)
For this hack you need following function: $ finit() { count=$#; current=1; for i in "[email protected]" ; do echo $current $count; echo $i; current=$((current + 1)); done; } and alias: $ alias fnext='read cur total && echo -n "[$cur/$total] " && read' Inspired by CMake progress counters.

count how many cat processes are running
'ps ax' provides the fill list of running processes. 'grep -c [c]at' will find all processes that match 'cat' without matching itself....

Reclaim standard in from the tty for a script that is in a pipeline
This will grab the controlling tty regardless of what STDOUT and STDERR are doing.

git remove files which have been deleted
It deletes all removed files, updates what was modified, and adds new files.

Count number of Line for all the files in a directory recursively

send file to remote machine and unzip using ssh
This version transfers gzipped data which is unzipped as it arrives at the remote host.

get time in other timezones
On Ubuntu, if tzwatch is installed, then you can call up in terminal the output for every time zone configured in gWorldClock.

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

use wget to check if a remote file exists


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