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Create a 5 MB blank file
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Show apps that use internet connection at the moment.
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Get a list of Mageia Linux mirrors providing rsync connectivity for Mageia 4 release
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Get own public IP address
Returns your external IP address to the command line using only wget

Convert encoding of given files from one encoding to another

Instead of writing a multiline if/then/else/fi construct you can do that by one line
instead of writing: if [[ "$1" == "$2" ]]; then echo "$1 is equal $2" else echo "$1 differs from $2" fi do write: [[ "$1" == "$2" ]] && echo "$1 is equal $2" || echo "$1 differs from $2"

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
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