Commands by ohe (11)

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Backup entire system through SSH

Replace duplicate files by hardlinks
This variation can handle file paths containing spaces.

Email yourself a short note
I created this so I could send myself an email alert when a long-running job was finished, e.g., $ my_long_job.exe ; quickemail my_long_job.exe has finished

list files recursively by size

Make sure a script is run in a terminal.
Exit with error if script is not run in a terminal

Know which modules are loaded on an Apache server
This let you know which modules has loaded the Apache server, very useful to know if the mod_rewrite is ready to use.

Read all the S.M.A.R.T. data from a hard disk drive
This is to pull all the saved S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) information from a hard drive. This can give you an idea of the nature and extent of an issue on a failing hard drive.

Kills a process that is locking a file.
Useful when you're trying to unmount a volume and other sticky situations where a rogue process is annoying the hell out of you.

Find the package that installed a command

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


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