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copy partition table from /dev/sda to /dev/sdb

Recursively create a TAGS file for an entire source tree. TAGS files are useful for editors like Vim and Emacs

Place the argument of the most recent command on the shell
This works if your terminal is in Vi mode

list files recursively by size

Quickly create an alias for changing into the current directory

Get lines count of a list of files
This command gives you the number of lines of every file in the folder and its subfolders matching the search options specified in the find command. It also gives the total amount of lines of these files. The combination of print0 and files0-from options makes the whole command simple and efficient.

Efficient remote forensic disk acquisition gpg-crypted for multiple recipients
Acquires a bit-by-bit data image, gzip-compresses it on multiple cores (pigz) and encrypts the data for multiple recipients (gpg -e -r). It finally sends it off to a remote machine.

Make vim open in tabs by default (save to .profile)
I always add this to my .profile rc so I can do things like: "vim *.c" and the files are opened in tabs.

Reload all sysctl variables without reboot
Use `sysctl -p` without argument will only load /etc/sysctl.conf, but user configs always put in /etc/sysctl.d/*.conf, `sysctl --system` will load all the config files

Detect encoding of a text file
This command gives you the charset of a text file, which would be handy if you have no idea of the encoding.


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