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quickly rename a file

Diff files over SSH
Sometimes you need to compare two config files on different servers. Put the file names into the above script and let 'er rip.

vi show line numbers
you don't have to spell out numbers, you can just use nu

for all who don't have the watch command

Show what PID is listening on port 80 on Linux

Find all files with colons and replace with underscores; current directory and below (recursive).

Extract audio stream from an video file using mencoder
This command extracts the audio stream of the video in $file and stores it in a file where the original suffix is changed to .mp3

Copy the contents of one partition to another

list files recursively by size

Releases Firefox of a still running message
Sometimes Firefox crashes or is bad finished and the message the process is still running appear while it's not. This also works when you sharing account from a NIS server and try to open the browser on multiple computers.


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