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

Resume scp of a big file

Copy via tar pipe while preserving file permissions (cp does not!; run this command with root!)
cp options: -p will preserve the file mode, ownership, and timestamps -r will copy files recursively also, if you want to keep symlinks in addition to the above: use the -a/--archive option

Detect encoding of a text file
This command gives you the charset of a text file, which would be handy if you have no idea of the encoding.

resume scp-filetransfer with rsync
resume a partial scp-filetransfer with rsync

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"

Chrome sucks
How much memory is chrome sucking?

send a message to a windows machine in a popup
It will only work if the service NETSEND in the Windows machine is enabled.

if you are working in two different directories; e.g. verifying files in your home directory; ls ~/ and you need to cd to the /etc/directory. you can enter 'cd -' (no single quotes) to go back and forth between directories.

Get the 10 biggest files/folders for the current direcotry
This command simply outputs 10 files in human readable, that takes most space on your disk in current directory.


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