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Some commands have more information on 'info' than in the man pages

parted - scripted partitioning (of all multipathed SAN LUNs)
`multipath -ll` requires Device Mapper multipath.conf configuration. And of course, replace "3PARdata,VV" with your disk array's SCSI vendor,LUN name. - GPT partition table allows you to create >2TB partitions

Convert a Nero Image File to ISO
This line removes the 300k header from a Nero image file converting it to ISO format

repeat a command every one second
Short method of "while x=0; do foo ; sleep 1 ; done"

Mount a truecrypt drive from a file from the command line interactively
It seems to completely void the benefit of having an encrypted folder if you then have a script on your unencrypted hard drive with your password in it. This command will mount a truecrypt file at a given mount point after asking you for the password.

Traceroute w/TCP to get through firewalls.
man tcptraceroute

Execute a command with a timeout

List the biggest accessible files/dirs in current directory, sorted

start a VNC server for another user

check open ports without netstat or lsof


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