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

Does a traceroute. Lookup and display the network or AS names and AS numbers.
From the man page. lft ? display the route packets take to a network host/socket using one of several layer-4 protocols and methods; optionally show heuristic network information in transitu -A Enable lookup and display of of AS (autonomous system) numbers (e.g., [1]). This option queries one of several whois servers (see options 'C' and 'r') in order to ascertain the origin ASN of the IP address in question. By default, LFT uses the pWhoIs service whose ASN data tends to be more accurate and more timely than using the RADB as it is derived from the Internet's global routing table. -N Enable lookup and display of network or AS names (e.g., [GNTY-NETBLK-4]). This option queries Prefix WhoIs, RIPE NCC, or the RADB (as requested). In the case of Prefix WhoIs or RADB, the network name is displayed. In the case of RIPE NCC, the AS name is displayed.

useless load
check your load with top... Start more of these jobs to get an multi-core cpu busy...

Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
You might want to secure your AWS operations requiring to use a MFA token. But then to use API or tools, you need to pass credentials generated with a MFA token. This commands asks you for the MFA code and retrieves these credentials using AWS Cli. To print the exports, you can use: `awk '{ print "export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=\"" $1 "\"\n" "export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=\"" $2 "\"\n" "export AWS_SESSION_TOKEN=\"" $3 "\"" }'` You must adapt the command line to include: * $MFA_IDis ARN of the virtual MFA or serial number of the physical one * TTL for the credentials

Makes the permissions of file2 the same as file1
same as the chmod example, but should also copy extended access control list attributes. deliberately stolen from: $man setfacl

Read random news on the internet
Access a random news web page on the internet. The Links browser can of course be replaced by Firefox or any modern graphical web browser.

Close specify detached screen
-X Send the specified command to a running screen session. -S Option to specify the screen session if you have several screen sessions running. $screen -ls for listing current screens and its sessionname

generate random tone

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Sort installed rpms by decreasing size.
It's all said in the title.


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