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Moving large number of files
if you want to move with command mv large list of files than you would get following error /bin/mv: Argument list too long alternavite with exec: find /source/directory -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -name '*' -exec mv {} /target/directory \;

Syntax highlight PHP source
Creates HTML code from PHP source

Search for files older than 30 days in a directory and list only their names not the full path

Bitcoin Brainwallet Exponent Calculator
A bitcoin "brainwallet" is a secret passphrase you carry in your brain. The Bitcoin Brainwallet Exponent Calculator is one of three functions needed to calculate the bitcoin PRIVATE key. Roughly, the formula is exponent = sha256 (passphrase) Note that this is a bash function, which means you have to type its name to invoke it. You can check the accuracy of the results here http://brainwallet.org

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

get detailed info about a lan card on HP-UX 11.31

Tunnel ssh through Socks Proxy
If you are blocked or need to use a Socks proxy

Get and read log from remote host (works with log on pipe, too)

remove files and directories with acces time older than a given date
touch a dummy file with the specified date, then use find with -anewer .

Find name of package which installed a given shell command
Some command names are very different from the name of the package that installed them. Sometimes, you may want to find out the name of the package that provided a command on a system, so that you can install it on another system.


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