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Display connections histogram
Displays a connection histogram of active tcp connections. Works even better under an alias. Thanks @Areis1 for sharing this one.

Generate random valid mac addresses
Shorter and more straightforward. Also in perl: $ perl -e 'print join(":", map { sprintf "%0.2X",rand(256) }(1..6))."\n"'

sends a postscript file to a postscript printer using netcat

Function that counts recursively number of lines of all files in specified folders

SAR - List the average memory usage for all days recorded under '/var/log/sa/*' using sar -r.

Display all readline binding that use CTRL
Useful for getting to know the available keyboard shortcuts.

Calculate days on which Friday the 13th occurs (inspired from the work of the user justsomeguy)
Friday is the 5th day of the week, monday is the 1st. Output may be affected by locale.

Add all files not under subversion control

Attempt an XSS exploit on commandlinefu.com
Mouse around the title of this item, and note that your cookies are being logged to the console. If I were evil, I could instead send everyone's cookies to my site, and then post up-votes on all my submissions using their cookies, and try to delete every other submission, until clfu was completely pwned by me, redirecting people to malware and porn sites, and so on. Update - now fixed.

Create POSIX tar archive
tar(1) and cpio(1) are not fully platform agnostic, although their file formats are specified in POSIX.1-2001. As such, GNU tar(1) might not be able to extract a BSD tar(1) archive, and ivce versa. pax(1) is defined in POSIX.1-2001. To extract an archive: $ pax -rf archive.tar


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