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concatenate compressed and uncompressed logs
with zcat force option it's even simpler.

Rip a DVD to AVI format
Substitute whatever track number you want into the "dvd://1" parameter. The "-aid 128" is to select the English language.

Anti Syn Ddos
Ddos syn attack

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"

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Find the package that installed a command

List the biggest accessible files/dirs in current directory, sorted

Sort file greater than a specified size in human readeable format including their path and typed by color, running from current directory
1. find file greater than 10 MB 2. direct it to xargs 3. xargs pass them as argument to ls

Extract ip addresses with sed
Extracts ip addressess from file using sed. Uses a tag(ip) to grep the IP lines after extracting. Must be a way to just output regex matched on sed.

Search and play MP3 from Skreemr
This use the Screemr search engine to play mp3 songs


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