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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"

Delete specific remote 'origin' branch 'gh-pages'

display an embeded help message from bash script header
With this one liner you can easily output a standard help message using the following convention: Usage: is the start marker Stop at the last #

Convert camelCase to underscores (camel_case)
Useful for switching over someone else's coding style who uses camelCase notation to your style using all lowercase with underscores.

Show Apt/Dpkg configuration
Shows all configurations to apt and dpkg, rarely changed, you probably still have the default configuration. Go ahead and explore your configuration if you dare, perhaps change your apt-cache directory, Dir::Cache "var/cache/apt/"; or the names of the log files.

Analyze, check, auto-repair and optimize Mysql Database
A useful way to do a full check and auto repair damaged databases

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Monitor cpu freq and temperature
This is maybe helpfull from system overheat on your linux box

Remotely sniff traffic and pass to snort
I have a small embedded linux device that I wanted to use for sniffing my external network, but I didn't want to recompile/cross-compile snort for the embedded platform. So I used tcpdump over ssh to pass all the traffic as pcap data to a "normal" Linux system that then takes the pcap data and passes it to snort for processing.

Tells you where a command is in your $PATH, but also wether it's a link and to what.
You may also use the $(which foo) variant instead of backticks. I personnaly have an alias ll='ls -l'.


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