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find out zombie process
$8~osstat, $2~pid, $11~cmd

Search and replace in multiple files recursively
Replace "foo" with "bar" in all files in current directory recursively

FAST Search and Replace for Strings in all Files in Directory
I needed a way to search all files in a web directory that contained a certain string, and replace that string with another string. In the example, I am searching for "askapache" and replacing that string with "htaccess". I wanted this to happen as a cron job, and it was important that this happened as fast as possible while at the same time not hogging the CPU since the machine is a server. So this script uses the nice command to run the sh shell with the command, which makes the whole thing run with priority 19, meaning it won't hog CPU processing. And the -P5 option to the xargs command means it will run 5 separate grep and sed processes simultaneously, so this is much much faster than running a single grep or sed. You may want to do -P0 which is unlimited if you aren't worried about too many processes or if you don't have to deal with process killers in the bg. Also, the -m1 command to grep means stop grepping this file for matches after the first match, which also saves time.

List docker volumes by container

Recursive search and replace (with bash only)
Replaces a string matching a pattern in one or several files found recursively in a particular folder.

Add a function you've defined to .bashrc
Example: To store the function addfunction after you have defined it: $ addfunction addfunction

find duplicate messages in a Maildir
# find assumes email files start with a number 1-9 # sed joins the lines starting with " " to the previous line # gawk print the received and from lines # sort according to the second field (received+from) # uniq print the duplicated filename # a message is viewed as duplicate if it is received at the same time as another message, and from the same person. The command was intended to be run under cron. If run in a terminal, mutt can be used: mutt -e "push otD~=xq" -f $folder

ping as traceroute
This command uses ping to get the routers' IP addresses to the destination host as traceroute does. If you know what I mean..

Pulls total current memory usage, including SWAP being used, by all active processes.

Pause Current Thread
Hold ctrl and press z to pause the current thread. Run $fg to resume it.


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