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output stats from a running dd command to see its progress
if you start a large dd and forgot about statistics, but you still wonder what the progress is this command in an OTHER terminal will show you the way. NOTE: the watch command by itself will not output anything NOTE: the kill command will not kill the process

copy partition table from /dev/sda to /dev/sdb

list folders containing less than 2 MB of data
This command will search all subfolders of the current directory and list the names of the folders which contain less than 2 MB of data. I use it to clean up my mp3 archive and to delete the found folders pipe the output to a textfile & run: $ while read -r line; do rm -Rv "$line"; done < textfile

set wallpaper on windowmaker in one line
set directly the wallpaper on windowmaker , use this command with display of imagemagick :)

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"

online MAC address lookup

Print all git repos from a user (only curl and grep)

Readd all files is missing from svn repo
When working on a big proeject with SVN, you create quite much files, for now! Can just sit here and type svn add for all of them! svn status will return a list of all of file which get ?(not add), "M"(Modified), "D"(Deleted)! This code just grep "?" flag, then add it into SVN again!

Download all images from a 4chan thread
first grep all href images then sed the url part then wget

Write comments to your history.
A null operation with the name 'comment', allowing comments to be written to HISTFILE. Prepending '#' to a command will *not* write the command to the history file, although it will be available for the current session, thus '#' is not useful for keeping track of comments past the current session.


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