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pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
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Search for a string inside all files in the current directory
ack seeks for , list all found files and display everything in nice colors. Look for it in http://betterthangrep.com/

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Use Linux coding style in C program
put "-linux" option into $HOME/.indent.pro to make it default

Allow any local (non-network) connection to running X server

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Show memory usage of all docker / lxc containers (works on CoreOS)

List all files modified by a command
Often you run a command, but afterwards you're not quite sure what it did. By adding this prefix/suffix around [COMMAND], you can list any files that were modified. . Take a nanosecond timestamp: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS.NNNNNNNNN $ date "+%F %T.%N" . Find any files that have been modified since that timestamp: $ find . -newermt "$D" . This command currently only searches below the current directory. If you want to look elsewhere change the find parameter, e.g. $ find /var/log . -newermt "$D"

Pipe STDOUT to vim
The hyphen tells vim to open from STDOUT - saves having to create temporary files.

List last opened tabs in firefox browser
Tuned for short command line - you can set the path to sessionstore.js more reliable instead of use asterixes etc. Usable when you are not at home and really need to get your actual opened tabs on your home computer (via SSH). I am using it from my work if I forgot to bookmark some new interesting webpage, which I have visited at home. Also other way to list tabs when your firefox has crashed (restoring of tabs doesn't work always). This script includes also tabs which has been closed short time before.


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