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

Update grub menu.lst
Remove all commented lines Remove all blank lines Show the menu Up the delay so you have enough time to select a kernel Remove the quiet so you can watch the entire boot Add a rootdelay for san attached storage booting

Show all detected mountable Drives/Partitions/BlockDevices
Yields entries in the form of "/dev/hda1" etc. Use this if you are on a new system and don't know how the storage hardware (ide, sata, scsi, usb - with ever changing descriptors) is connected and which partitions are available. Far better than using "fdisk -l" on guessed device descriptors.

This allows you to find a string on a set of files recursivly
The -r is for recursive, -F for fixed strings, --include='*.txt' identifies you want all txt files to be search any wildcard will apply, then the string you are looking for and the final * to ensure you go through all files and folders within the folder you execute it.

Outputs a 10-digit random number

check open ports (both ipv4 and ipv6)
Check open TCP and UDP ports

Getting the last argument from the previous command

Alternative for basename using grep to extract file name
Here's a bash version.

convert wmv into xvid avi format

Coping files, excluding certain files
Preserve file structure when coping and exclude some file o dir patterns


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