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FInd the 10 biggest files taking up disk space

Find default gateway

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find out how much space are occuipied by files smaller than 1024K (sic) - improved
The original didn't use -print0 which fails on weird file names eg with spaces. The original parsed the output of 'ls -l' which is always a bad idea.

Ease your directory exploration
Usage : tt [OCCURRENCE] tt will display a tree from your actual path tt .svn will display only line containing .svn

Print a random 8 digit number
Don't need to pipe the output into rs if you just tell jot to use a null separator character.

Create md5sum of files under the current dir excluding some directories
Useful if you want get all the md5sum of files but you want exclude some directories. If your list of files is short you can make in one command as follow: $ find . -type d \( -name DIR1 -o -name DIR2 \) -prune -o -type f -exec md5sum {} \; Alternatively you can specify a different command to be executed on the resulting files.

Create tar over SSH
Really useful when out of space in your current machine. You can ran this also with cat for example: $ tar zcvf - /folder/ | ssh root@192.168.0.1 "cat > /dest/folder/file.tar.gz" Or even run other command's: $ tcpdump | ssh root@10.0.0.1 "cat > /tmp/tcpdump.log"

Get video information with ffmpeg
ffprobe is specially intended to get video information

Limit the transfer rate and size of data over a pipe
This example will close the pipe after transferring 100MB at a speed of 3MB per second.


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