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Find Out My Linux Distribution Name and Version
Another way of do it in debian like distros, don't know if works for others

reverse order of file

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

Use top to monitor only all processes with the same name fragment 'foo'
Like command 10870, but no need for sed

Simulate typing

Mac OS X: Change Color of the ls Command
I use terminal with black background on the Mac. Unfortunately, the default ls color for the directory is blue, which is very hard to see. By including the line above in my ~/.bash_profile file, I changed the directory's color to cyan, which is easer to see. For more information on the syntax of the LSCOLORS shell variable: $ man ls I tested this command on Mac OS X Leopard

Summarize the number of open TCP connections by state
Useful for checking the number and state of TCP connections.

Monitor dynamic changes in the dmesg log.
Other logs can be monitored similarly, e.g. $ watch "tail -15 /var/log/daemon.log"

lsof - cleaned up for just open listening ports, the process, and the owner of the process
another formatting/oneliner for lsof User - Process - Port

Copy the full path of a file to the clipboard (requires xclip or similar)
Handy for those times you need to paste a file path in an IDE or some other app. sudo apt-get install xclip Then, for convenience, alias xclip to 'xclip -selection c' so you can just do something like realpath . | xclip


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