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Encrypted archive with openssl and tar
Create an AES256 encrypted and compressed tar archive. User is prompted to enter the password. Decrypt with: $ openssl enc -d -aes256 -in | tar --extract --file - --gzip

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"

Second pass dvd rip... The set of commands was too long, so I had to separate them into two.
This set of commands will rip a dvd title using a 2 pass mencoder xvid encode. It will provide a great quality rip. It will rip as close to 700MB as possible. (note the bitrate of -700000) Enjoy!

Close a hanging ssh session
~ is the ssh control character. If you type it after a newline, you can example force close the ssh session. , ~, then . If you want more info, type ~? when you are connecting using ssh. Very useful to kill of any hanging ssh sessions when nothing else works.

Capitalize first letter of each word in a string
I find it useless but definitely simpler than #9230

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

Blink LED Port of NIC Card
Blinks LED of a NIC card. Its used when you have multiple NICs and you want to identify the physical port of a particular ethernet card.

List all symbolic links in current directory
why go through the hard way? use find with -type l

list files recursively by size

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"


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