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Selecting a random file/folder of a folder
Also looks in subfolders

Run command in an ftp session
By putting ! in front of a command, we are able to run it from an ftp session.

how many packages installed on your archlinux?

read squid logs with human-readable timestamp

Create a listing of all possible permissions and their octal representation.

subtraction between lines
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convert unixtime to human-readable

remove all spaces from all files in current folder

LDAP search to query an ActiveDirectory server
These are the parameters to ldapsearch (from ldap-utils in Ubuntu), for searching for the record for Joe Blogg's user. sAMAccountName is the LDAP field that ActiveDirectory uses to store the user name. 'DOMAIN\Joe.Bloggs' where "DOMAIN" is the the active directory domain. Othewise you could use "CN=Joe.Bloggs,DC=example,DC=com" instead of "DOMAIN\Joe.Bloggs"

Find the package that installed a command
Put this one-line function somewhere in your shell init, re-login and try $ whatinstalled This is an elaborate wrapper around "dpkg -S", with numerous safeguards. Symlinks and command aliases are resolved. If the searched command is not an existing executable file or was installed by some other means than dpkg/apt, nothing is printed to stdout, otherwise the package name.


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