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The NMAP command you can use scan for the Conficker virus on your LAN
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Copy files to a remote host with SFTP with a leading dot, then rename them to the real file name
Usage: $ sftp-cp * | sftp user@host:/dir This is useful if there is a process on the remote machine waiting for files in an incoming directory. This way it won't see half-transmitted files if it ignores hidden files.

Rename files with vim.
Opens a list of files in a text editor. Using Vim as your default editor allows you to use the power of regex substitution and visual block mode to batch rename files. Found in the renameutils package sudo apt-get install renameutils

Run a file system check on your next boot.
The empty file /forcefsck causes the file system check fsck to be run next time you boot up, after which it will be removed. This works too: $sudo >/forcefsck

I finally found out how to use notify-send with at or cron
You can write a script that does this : $remind []

draw line separator (using knoppix5 idea)

show ALL iptable rules
show your current iptable rules from every available iptable table

Recursively remove 0kb files from a directory

Remove everything except that file
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Display two calendar months side by side
Displays last month, current month, and next month side by side.


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