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Dump a web page
Useful to browse dangerous web sites.

Disco lights in the terminal
Looks best in an 80x24 256-color terminal emulator.

Rename files in batch

list files in 'hitlar' mode
Was playing with the shell. It struck to me, just by rearranging the parameters, i was able to remember what they did and in a cool way. Enter the 'hitlar' mode. bash-3.2$ ls -hitlar Shows all items with inodes, in list view, human readable size, sorted by modification time in reverse, bash-3.2$ ls -Fhitlar Shows the same with classification info. Add the hitlar mode alias to your .bashrc. bash-3.2$ echo "alias hitlar='ls -Fhitlar'" >> ~/.bashrc bash-3.2$ hitlar bash-3.2$ hitlar filename

Update your journal
prerequisite: $ mkdir ~/journal

tar the current directory wihtout the absolute path
tars the current directory (and its children) in an archive of the same name (plus ".tar" :)) in the parent directory without the absolute path, so that when the archive is extracted, only the current directory name is created for the path. Assumes bash/zsh.

Cut the first 'N' characters of a line
You can also cut charactes starting from X to N.

Sort by IP address

check open ports without netstat or lsof

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


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