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Traceroute w/TCP to get through firewalls.
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To get the CPU temperature continuously on the desktop
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Copy your SSH public key on a remote machine for passwordless login - the easy way

Mount/unmount your truecrypted file containers
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What is my ip?

See the top 10 IP addresses in a web access log


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