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Instead of writing a multiline if/then/else/fi construct you can do that by one line
instead of writing: if [[ "$1" == "$2" ]]; then echo "$1 is equal $2" else echo "$1 differs from $2" fi do write: [[ "$1" == "$2" ]] && echo "$1 is equal $2" || echo "$1 differs from $2"

Check the status of a network interface
no need for installing mii-tools, all generic tools working under archlinux.

Put split files back together, without a for loop
After splitting a file, put them all back together a lot faster then doing $cat file1 file2 file3 file4 file5 > mainfile or $for i in {0..5}; do cat file$i > mainfile; done When splitting, be sure to do split -d for getting numbers instead of letters

Capitalize first letter of each word in a string - A ruby alternative
"-n" loops around ; "-e" executes the given quoted string ; "$_" is the current line ; "split" creates an array on white space; each item of the array is "collected" to be then "capitalized" ; the array is "joined" back into a string.

ettercap..
There weren't any one liners for ettercap on this site... tisk tisk :-) (of course you'll have to plugin your own values for the variables..)

Report the established connections for a particular port

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

KDE Mixer Master Mute/Unmute
arguably better than using the driver interface. lots of potentially cool stuff to be done w/ the dcop client.

Echo the latest commands from commandlinefu on the console
Self-referential use of wget.

Extract tarball from internet without local saving
Use `tar xj` for bzip2 archives.


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