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check open ports without netstat or lsof

Copy ssh keys to user@host to enable password-less ssh logins.
To generate the keys use the command ssh-keygen

Command template, executing a command over multiple files, outputing progress and fails only
This is a command template for achiving the following: * loop over files --> find -name "" | while read file; do ...; done * output progress --> echo -n . * execute some command on each file and save output for later usage --> output=$() * if command failed, open subshell and echo newline --> || (echo;...;...;) * echo output of command --> echo "$output"

Create/open/use encrypted directory
Create/open/use an encrypted directory encfs needs to be installed During creation easiest to use default values The encrypted files will be in ~/.crypt and you will work as usual in ~/crypt To close the encrypted directory run: fusermount -u ~/crypt When you switch off the computer the encrypted directory will be automatically closed This example uses /home/user/crypt as encrypted directory I use ubuntu linux 8.04 and I am also the creator of www.minihowto.org

Download all images from a 4chan thread
Useful for ripping wallpaper from 4chan.org/wg

Have subversion ignore a file pattern in a directory
If you don't want to commit files to subversion, and don't want those file to show up when doing an "svn stat", this command is what you need

Convert all files for iPhone with HandbrakeCLI

ssh X tunneling over multiple ssh hosts (through ssh proxy)
Simply makes it possible to launch any X application residing on sshhost through sshproxy and display it on your screen where ever you are.

Mouse Tracking
Will track your mouse and save it to a file. You can use gnuplot to graph it: $ gnuplot -persist

Get all files of particular type (say, PDF) listed on some wegpage (say, example.com)
This example command fetches 'example.com' webpage and then fetches+saves all PDF files listed (linked to) on that webpage. [*Note: of course there are no PDFs on example.com. This is just an example]


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