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Monitor a file's size
use "watch" instead of while-loops in these simple cases

resolving basic authentication problem(401) with wget
I have a server with a php requiring basic authentication, like this:

Test http request every second, fancy display.
Use the command watch, which is really hard to pass nested quotes to, and insert newlines where they are supposed to go in the HTTP request. that is after 1.1 after the host and two newlines at the end before the EOF. i use this all day what? no support for HEREDOCs on commandlinefu's interface? need more fu.

files and directories in the last 1 hour
added alias in ~/.bashrc alias lf='find ./* -ctime -1 | xargs ls -ltr --color'

Ping all hosts on 192.168.1.0/24
Will report back IP address's of all hosts that are UP.

Copy a file over SSH without SCP

Find out if a module is installed in perl
Shows the path if the module is installed or exit quietly (to simply avoid the 'No documentation found' msg).

ShellCheck all the bash/sh script under a specific directory excluding version control
This is a commodity one-liner that uses ShellCheck to assure some quality on bash and sh scripts under a specific directory. It ignores the files in .git directory. Just substitute "./.git/*" with "./.svn/*" for older and booring centralized version control. Just substitute ShellCheck with "rm" if your scripts are crap and you want to get rid of them :)

Decrypt exported android wallet keys for import into desktop client (LTC,FTC,BTC)

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"


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