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list files recursively by size

Migrate Server with rsync
Copies the complete root-dir of a linux server to another one, where the new harddisks formated and mountet. Very useful to migrate a root-server to another one.

Transfer Entire recursive from one host to another. Only copies files that are newer or do not exist
From opposite host To copy remote to local rsync -aE -e "ssh -pPortnumber" user@hostA:directory target_dir

Find Out My Linux Distribution Name and Version

execute your commands and avoid history records
$ secret_command;export HISTCONTROL= This will make "secret_command" not appear in "history" list.

Record and share your terminal
It replays plain text terminal screencast from http://shelr.tv/

burn a isofile to cd or dvd
cdrecord must be installed. usefull alias: $alias burniso='cdrecord -v dev=/dev/cdrom' now iso burning is like. $burniso image.iso

convert single digit to double digits
from 1.ogg 2.ogg 3.ogg 10.ogg 11.ogg to 01.ogg 02.ogg 03.ogg 10.ogg 11.ogg

Sort file greater than a specified size in human readeable format including their path and typed by color, running from current directory
1. find file greater than 10 MB 2. direct it to xargs 3. xargs pass them as argument to ls

Remove an IP address ban that has been errantly blacklisted by denyhosts
download the denyhosts-remove script from http://www.atrixnet.com/remove-an-ip-address-ban-that-has-been-errantly-blacklisted-by-denyhosts/


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