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Show a prettified list of nearby wireless APs

Quickly find a count of how many times invalid users have attempted to access your system

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

Display all readline binding that use CTRL
Useful for getting to know the available keyboard shortcuts.

list files recursively by size

Nicely display permissions in octal format with filename
Nicely display permissions in octal format and filename for a given directory

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"

Recursive Line Count
We use `-not -name ".*"` for the reason we must omit hidden files (which unnecessary). We can only show up total lines like this: $ find * -type f -not -name ".*" | xargs wc -l | tail -1

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

List latest 5 modified files recursively
The output format is given by the -printf parameter: %T@ = modify time in seconds since Jan. 1, 1970, 00:00 GMT, with fractional part. Mandatory, hidden in the end. %TY-%Tm-%Td %TH:%TM:%.2TS = modify time as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS. Optional. %p = file path Refer to http://linux.die.net/man/1/find for more about -printf formatting. ------------------------ sort -nr = sort numerically and reverse (higher values - most recent timestamp - first) head -n 5 = get only 5 first lines (change 5 to whatever you want) cut -f2- -d" " = trim first field (timestamp, used only for sorting) ------------------------ Very useful for building scripts for detecting malicious files upload and malware injections.


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