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Minimize Apps When Middle Clicking on Titlebar
Middle click on titlebar to minimize apps

copy working directory and compress it on-the-fly while showing progress
What happens here is we tell tar to create "-c" an archive of all files in current dir "." (recursively) and output the data to stdout "-f -". Next we specify the size "-s" to pv of all files in current dir. The "du -sb . | awk ?{print $1}?" returns number of bytes in current dir, and it gets fed as "-s" parameter to pv. Next we gzip the whole content and output the result to out.tgz file. This way "pv" knows how much data is still left to be processed and shows us that it will take yet another 4 mins 49 secs to finish. Credit: Peteris Krumins http://www.catonmat.net/blog/unix-utilities-pipe-viewer/

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

function to verify an IP address - can be used at the shell prompt or in a shell script
When processing IP addresses in the shell (or shell script) it is useful to be able to verify that the value of data is an IP address (an not some random string or non-sensible IP address).

Command to logout all the users in one command
Only to logout all users except root

"Pretty print" $PATH, show directories in $PATH, one per line with replacement pattern using shell parameter expansion
Can be used to create path alias. From: https://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/bash-aliases-mac-centos-linux-unix.html. #9

Find files and calculate size of result in shell
Using find's internal stat to get the file size is about 50 times faster than using -exec stat.

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nmap fast scan all ports target

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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