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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"

Find where a kind of file is stored
In this case searches for where .desktop files are stored. The resulted is a sorted list of the top directories containing such files.

Check your unread Gmail from the command line
notice what happens when there is more than one unread message in a thread... also people please dont hardcode the password when you use curl. Leave it out and curl will ask you when it runs. Please...?

copy ACL of one file to another using getfacl and setfacl
If you copy windows file in e.g. cygwin the ACL might miss on the copied file. With this command you can copy the ACL of an existing file to another. WARNING: Existing ACL will get lost.

run command on a group of nodes in parallel
Parallel is from https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/parallel/ Other examples would be: (echo foss.org.my; echo www.debian.org; echo www.freenetproject.org) | parallel traceroute seq -f %04g 0 9999 | parallel -X rm pict{}.jpg

File rotation without rename command
Rotates log files with "gz"-extension in a directory for 7 days and enumerates the number in file name. i.e.: logfile.1.gz > logfile.2.gz I needed this line due to the limitations on AIX Unix systems which do not ship with the rename command.

Repeatedly send a string to stdout-- useful for going through "yes I agree" screens

what model of computer I'm using?

Query Wikipedia via console over DNS
Shorter version, works with multiple words.

create a temporary file in a command line call
Sometimes you have a script that needs and inputfile for execution. If you don't want to create one because it may contain only one line you can use the `


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