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Quick case-insenstive partial filename search
This is a simple command, but extremely useful. It's a quick way to search the file names in the current directory for a substring. Normally people use "ls *term*" but that requires the stars and is not case insensitive. Color (for both ls and grep) is an added bonus.

Convert spaces in file names to underscores

Which Twitter user are you?
This will tell you which twitter user you are chronologically. For example, a number of 500 means you were the 500th user to create a twitter account.

find all file larger than 500M
Greater than 500M and sorted by size.

Locate config files of the program
Locate config files of the program. May not be used for interactive programs like vim.

list files recursively by size

Which fonts are installed?
See all fonts installed in your system

See a full last history by expanding logrotated wtmp files
When your wtmp files are being logrotated, here's an easy way to unpack them all on the fly to see more than a week in the past. The rm is the primitive way to prevent symlink prediction attack.

Rename all files in lower case
rename is a really powerfull to, as its name suggests, rename files

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"


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