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Convert from octal format to umask
Umask is obtained subtracting 7 from each cypher of octal format. I store octal perm format in an array,then for each element of array I subtract 7. The result is the umask.

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

echo something backwards
NAME rev - reverse lines of a file or files SYNOPSIS rev [file ...] DESCRIPTION The rev utility copies the specified files to the standard output, reversing the order of characters in every line. If no files are specified, the standard input is read. AVAILABILITY The rev command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.

Show every subdirectory (zsh)

unrar all part1 files in a directory

find and replace tabs for spaces within files recursively

list files recursively by size

Size(k) of directories(Biggest first)
somewhat faster version to see the size of our directories. Size will be in Kilo Bytes. to view smallest first change '-k1nr' to '-k1n'.

cloning partition tables under Solaris

dd with progress bar and statistics
Will automatically take the size of the file but longer, usefull only if in an function.


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