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vi a remote file
notice the double slash

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Prefix every line with a timestamp

mkdir & cd into it as single command
The biggest advantage of this over the functions is that it is portable.

Using json.tool from the shell to validate and pretty-print

Lists unambigously names of all xml elements used in files in current directory
This set of commands was very convenient for me when I was preparing some xml files for typesetting a book. I wanted to check what styles I had to prepare but coudn't remember all tags that I used. This one saved me from error-prone browsing of all my files. It should be also useful if one tries to process xml files with xsl, when using own xml application.

Fetch the Gateway Ip Address
This is to fetch the Gateway Ip Address of a machine. Use the below format to put the value in a variable if you wish to find the gateway ip in a script $GATEWAY=$(netstat -nr | awk 'BEGIN {while ($3!="0.0.0.0") getline; print $2}')

Delete recursively only empty folders on present dir

Delete the specified line


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