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Create a tar archive using 7z compression
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list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Debug redirects between production reloads
Watches the headers of a curl, following any redirects and printing only the HTTP status and the location of the possible redirects.

VI config to save files with +x when a shebang is found on line 1
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Locate config files of the program
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Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
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