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Generate RSA private key and self-signed certificate
This will create, in the current directory, a file called 'pk.pem' containing an unencrypted 2048-bit RSA private key and a file called 'cert.pem' containing a certificate signed by 'pk.pem'. The private key file will have mode 600. !!ATTENTION!! ==> this command will overwrite both files if present.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Delete all empty lines from a file with vim

Add line number count as C-style comments
I often find the need to number enumerations and other lists when programming. With this command, create a new file called 'inputfile' with the text you want to number. Paste the contents of 'outputfile' back into your source file and fix the tabbing if necessary. You can also change this to output hex numbering by changing the "%02d" to "%02x". If you need to start at 0 replace "NR" with "NR-1". I adapted this from http://osxdaily.com/2010/05/20/easily-add-line-numbers-to-a-text-file/.

Get all these commands in a text file with description.
I tried out on my Mac, jot to generate sequence ( 0,25,50,..), you can use 'seq' if it is linux to generate numbers, need curl installed on the machine, then it rocks. @Satya

creating you're logging function for your script
You could also pipe to logger.

Recursively remove directory with many files quickly
rsync'ing an empty directory over a directory to be deleted recursively is much faster than using rm -rf, for various reasons. Relevant only for directories with really a lot of files.

ascii digital clock
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Print all open regular files sorted by the number of file handles open to each.
List all open files of all processes. . $ find /proc/*/fd Look through the /proc file descriptors . $ -xtype f list only symlinks to file . $ -printf "%l\n" print the symlink target . $ grep -P '^/(?!dev|proc|sys)' ignore files from /dev /proc or /sys . $ sort | uniq -c | sort -n count the results . Many processes will create and immediately delete temporary files. These can the filtered out by adding: $ ... | grep -v " (deleted)$" | ...

Recursively remove .svn directories from the current location


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