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force a rescan on a host of scsi devices (useful for adding partitions to vmware on the fly)

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"

Concatenate video files to YouTube ready output
Takes two input video files and an external audio track and encodes them together to an MPEG-4 DivX output video file with the correct size ready for uploading.

List only directories, one per line
omit the 1 (one) if you don't need one-per-line

quit gvim remotely

Write comments to your history.
A null operation with the name 'comment', allowing comments to be written to HISTFILE. Prepending '#' to a command will *not* write the command to the history file, although it will be available for the current session, thus '#' is not useful for keeping track of comments past the current session.

prevent accidents and test your command with echo
if you're using wildcards * or ? in your command, and if you're deleting, moving multiple files, it's always safe to see how those wildcards will expand. if you put "echo" in front of your command, the expanded form of your command will be printed. It's better safe than sorry.

Copy from host 1 to host 2 through your host

A bit of privacy in .bash_history
Don't track in history commands starting with whitespace. Moreover ignore duplicates from history. To be set in .bashrc ex. $ export HISTCONTROL=ignoreboth $   echo antani $   history|grep -c antani 0

Lists all directories under the current dir excluding the .svn directory and its contents


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