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Revert all modified files in an SVN repo

Mirror a directory structure from websites with an Apache-generated file indexes
wget/curl/friends are not good with mirroring files off websites, especially those with Apache-generated directory listings. These tools endlessly waste time downloading useless index HTML pages. lftp's mirror command does a better job without the mess.

Tail -f at your own pace
The -s option allows you to specify the update interval

Adding leading zeros to a filename (1.jpg -> 001.jpg)
From: http://grml.org/zsh/zsh-lovers.html

File rotation without rename command
Rotates log files with "gz"-extension in a directory for 7 days and enumerates the number in file name. i.e.: logfile.1.gz > logfile.2.gz I needed this line due to the limitations on AIX Unix systems which do not ship with the rename command.

adjust laptop display hardware brightness [non root]

Prepend a text to a file.
Prepend text to a file. It doen't need temporary files, ed or sed.

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"

Copy ssh keys to [email protected] to enable password-less ssh logins.
Alternative for machines without ssh-copy-id

Erase to factory a pendrive, disk or memory card, and watch the progress


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