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Show biggest files/directories, biggest first with 'k,m,g' eyecandy
I use this on debian testing, works like the other sorted du variants, but i like small numbers and suffixes :)

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

convert from hexidecimal or octal to decimal
Bash can accept '0x' and '0' notation for hexidecimal and octal numbers, so you just have to output the values.

Copy a file over SSH without SCP

Synchronise a file from a remote server
You will be prompted for a password unless you have your public keys set-up.

Quickly generate an MD5 hash for a text string using OpenSSL

Show exit status of all portions of a piped command eg. ls |this_doesn't_exist |wc

Slightly better compressed archives
Avoids creating useless directory entries in archive, and sorts files by (roughly) extension, which is likely to group similar files together for better compression. 1%-5% improvement.

route output as next command's parameters


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