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dd with progress bar and remaining time displayed

enable all bash completions in gentoo

Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

remove the last of all html files in a directory
sed can be used deleting the last line and with -i option, there's no need to for temp files, the change is made on the actual file

Create tar over SSH
Really useful when out of space in your current machine. You can ran this also with cat for example: $ tar zcvf - /folder/ | ssh root@192.168.0.1 "cat > /dest/folder/file.tar.gz" Or even run other command's: $ tcpdump | ssh root@10.0.0.1 "cat > /tmp/tcpdump.log"

Find Duplicate Files (based on MD5 hash) -- For Mac OS X
This works on Mac OS X using the `md5` command instead of `md5sum`, which works similarly, but has a different output format. Note that this only prints the name of the duplicates, not the original file. This is handy because you can add `| xargs rm` to the end of the command to delete all the duplicates while leaving the original.

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"

Quick notepad
Quick write some notes to a file with cat. Ctrl+C when you have finish.

List folders containing only PNGs

Change string in many files at once and more.
Find all files that contain string XXX in them, change the string from XXX to YYY, make a backup copy of the file and save a list of files changed in /tmp/fileschanged.


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