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kill a process(e.g. conky) by its name, useful when debugging conky:)

view http traffic

Report all quota usage
Check disk quota for all user

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

Get MD5 checksum from a pipe stream and do not alter it

extract plain text from MS Word docx files
Tested on MacOS X

Get the version of sshd on a remote system
I used this to confirm an upgrade to an SSH daemon was successful

Paste command output to www.pastehtml.com in txt format.
paste(){ curl -s -S --data-urlencode "txt=$($@)" "http://pastehtml.com/upload/create?input_type=txt&result=address";echo;}

Rename files in batch

Compare copies of a file with md5
I had the problem that the Md5 Sum of a file changed after copying it to my external disk. This unhandy command helped me to fix the problem.


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