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Convert all Flac in a directory to Mp3 using maximum quality variable bitrate

Show every subdirectory (zsh)

matrix in your term
-a : Asynchronous scroll -b : Bold characters on -x : X window mode, use if your xterm is using mtx.pcf

Watch the National Debt clock
The idea was originally stolen from Linux Journal. 'wget' pulls the debt clock and 'sed' reformats it for general consumption. Prefacing the command with 'watch' simply sets an interval - in this case every 10 seconds.

print contents of file from line 1 until we match regex
Start printing the contents of filename to stdout, until a matching line to regex is found, then stop.

Show all LISTENing and open server connections, with port number and process name/pid

Create an SSH tunnel for accessing your remote MySQL database with a local port

Netcat Relay
This is an example of using 3 hosts, in a netcat relay. first host connects to middle host 1 -> 2 Second hosts redirects to target host 1 -> 2 -> 3 I hope this makes sense.

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"

To find which host made maximum number of specific tcp connections
This command is primarily going to work on linux boxes. and needs to be changed, for example IP=10\.194\.194\.2 PORT=389


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