Commands by dbiesecke (12)

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

Sprunge.us - CLI alternative to PasteBin.com
NAME sprunge: command line pastebin: SYNOPSIS | curl -F 'sprunge=

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"

List the size (in human readable form) of all sub folders from the current location
Tested on MacOS and GNU/Linux. It works in dirs containing files starting with '-'. It runs 'du' only once. It sorts according to size. It treats 1K=1000 (and not 1024)

prints line numbers
the sed way to print line numbers

List by size all of the directories in a given tree.

password generator
make password randomly, default 8 chars, using bash3.X only, no external program.

Mount a windows partition in a dual boot linux installation with write permission...[Read and Write]
If you have the library installed ntfs-3g, you will be able to mount the windows partition and write on it....

Change every instance of OLD to NEW in file FILE
Very quick way to change a word in a file. I use it all the time to change variable names in my PHP scripts (sed -i 's/$oldvar/$newvar/g' index.php)

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


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