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Reuse all parameter of the previous command line
!* is all of the arguments to the previous command rather than just the last one. This is useful in many situations. Here's a simple example: $ vi cd /stuff oops! [exit vi, twice] $ !* expands to: cd /stuff

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"

VMware Server print out the state of all registered Virtual Machines.
I use this command on my machines running VMware Server to print out the state of all registered Virtual machines.

Display which distro is installed

On-the-fly unrar movie in .rar archive and play it, does also work on part archives.

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

Link a deep tree of files all into on directory
If you want to pull all of the files from a tree that has mixed files and directories containing files, this will link them all into a single directory. Beware of filesystem files-per-directory limits.

repeat a command every one second
Short method of "while x=0; do foo ; sleep 1 ; done"

Get the number of days in a given month and year

check open ports without netstat or lsof


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