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count of down available ips

rename all jpg files with a prefix and a counter

Record output of any command using 'tee' at backend; mainly can be used to capture the output of ssh from client side while connecting to a server.
Optionally, you can create a new function to do this with a custom command. Edit $HOME/.bashrc and add: myssh () { ssh $1 | tee sshlog ; } Save it. At command prompt: $ myssh user@server

Show some trivia related to the current date
Contrary to logic, typing calendar won't show a calendar, that's the job of cal. Typing calendar will show some trivia related to the current date. Tested against many Linux distros and FreeBSD.

Ping a URL sending output to file and STDOUT
The tee (as in "T" junction) command is very useful for redirecting output to two places.

Stop long commands wrapping around and over-writing itself in the Bash shell
add the command either in /etc/profile or ~/.bash_profile so that this is available to your shell.

Create a 5 MB blank file
Useful for testing purposes

Delete all git branches except master
Delete all your branches except master (useful after archiving branches)

Find all files with colons and replace with underscores; current directory and below (recursive).

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.


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