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a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

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"

Test for Weak SSL Ciphers
...if you get a certificate back, the server is accepting weak SSL ciphers

remove accented chars

Deploy git server repo
After, check if working by executing this command locally : git clone git@192.168.0.18:repositories/gitosis-admin.git Tutorial : http://blog.hemca.com/?p=560

Loop over the days of a month, in $YYYY$MM$DD format
Edit YYYY and MM at the beginning of the command with the year and month you want. Note that `DD=$(printf "%02d" $d)` will pad single digit integers with a leading zero. Substitute `echo $YYYY$MM$DD` at the end of the line with the command you want to launch, for instance script.pl --yyyymmdd $YYYY$MM$DD Also available on GitHub as bash util: https://github.com/fibo/yyyymmdd

List all packages by installed size (Bytes) on rpm distros

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"

Remote control for Rhythmbox on an Ubuntu Media PC
Note: you'll want to set up pub-key ssh auth. Gives you a quick means of changing volume/tracks/etc for rhythmbox on a remote machine. E.g.: rc --next # Play next track rc --print-playing # Grab the name rc --volume-down rc --help

network throughput test
On the machine acting like a server, run: $ iperf -s On the machine acting like a client, run: $ iperf -c ip.add.re.ss where ip.add.re.ss is the ip or hostname of the server.


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