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Find broken symlinks and delete them
This command is adapted from http://otomaton.wordpress.com/2012/12/26/find-broken-symbolic-links/ Solutions with $ find -L don't work when the link is a loop, an error message is printed.

Nicely display mem usage with ps
Nicely display mem usage with ps.

Check Ram Speed and Type in Linux
from http://maysayadkaba.blogspot.com/2008/08/linux-check-ram-speed-and-type.html

search google on os x
Searches Google, but requires no "", and will also search all terms input in the CL, eg: > google foo bar returns search URL "http://www.google.com/search?q=foo%20bar" You could also use awk to replace all spaces with a +, which is how the Google search handles spaces, but that makes it more than one line.

Use nroff to view the man pages
Using nroff , it is possible to view the otherwise garbled man page with col command.

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"

Realy remove file from your drive
This command remove a file from your filesystem like the normal rm command but instead of deleting only the inode information this also delete the data that was stored on blocks /!\ warning this may be long for large files

More precise BASH debugging

Find the package that installed a command

Find Out My Linux Distribution Name and Version


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