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Detach a process from the current shell
Continue to execute the command in background even though quitting the shell.

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

Merge Two or More PDFs into a New Document
require the pdftk package

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)

ettercap..
There weren't any one liners for ettercap on this site... tisk tisk :-) (of course you'll have to plugin your own values for the variables..)

Sort IPV4 ip addresses

Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript (for Windows)
#4345 also works under windows

Get names of files in /dev, a USB device is attached to
This command lists the names of your USB devices connected and what file in /dev they are using. It's pretty useful if you don't have an automount option in your desktop or you don't have any graphical enviroment.

List your interfaces and MAC addresses

Find directories over 50MB in the home directory


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