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Clone /
Clone linux installation.

view the system console remotely
This will view the console and assumes the screen is 80 characters wide. Use /dev/vcs2 for the next virtual console.. etc.

list your device drivers
great for running off a bootable cd to identify hardware other os's can't detect

Show word-by-word differences between two latex files, in color

Read the output of a command into the buffer in vim
This will append the output of "command" to whatever file you're currently editing in vim. Who else has good vim tricks? :)

Download an entire static website to your local machine
Very nice command when you want to download a site locally to your machine, including images, css and javascript

Dump HTTP header using wget
Let me suggest using wget for obtaining the HTTP header only as the last resort because it generates considerable textual overhead. The first ellipsis of the sample output stands for Spider mode enabled. Check if remote file exists. --2009-03-31 20:42:46-- http://www.example.com/ Resolving www.example.com... 208.77.188.166 Connecting to www.example.com|208.77.188.166|:80... connected. HTTP request sent, awaiting response... and the second one looks for Length: 438 [text/html] Remote file exists and could contain further links, but recursion is disabled -- not retrieving.

Find usb device
I often use it to find recently added ou removed device, or using find in /dev, or anything similar. Just run the command, plug the device, and wait to see him and only him

list files recursively by size


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