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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"

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

backup all your commandlinefu.com favourites to a plaintext file
Usage: clfavs username password num_favourite_commands file_in_which_to_backup

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Bind a key with a command
Now type Ctrl-l and it will list all files

Calculate days on which Friday the 13th occurs (inspired from the work of the user justsomeguy)
Friday is the 5th day of the week, monday is the 1st. Output may be affected by locale.

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"

generate a randome 10 character password

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

Don't save commands in bash history (only for current session)
Unsetting HISTFILE avoid getting current session history list saved.


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