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combining streams
2>&1 permit to combinate stdout and stderr. grep will catch stderr and stdout instead of stdout only.

list files recursively by size

Perform a C-style loop in Bash.
Print 0 through 99, each on a separate line.

Query Wikipedia via console over DNS

List the size (in human readable form) of all sub folders from the current location
Simple and easy to remember. -h is human, -d1 = depth 1. disk usage, human, depth 1

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

cd into the latest directory

Speed up upgrades for a debian/ubuntu based system.
Please install aria2c before you try the above command. On ubuntu the command to install aria2c would be: $sudo aptitude install aria2

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"

Stream YouTube URL directly to MPlayer
A function for streaming youtube to mplayer. The option "-g" for youtube-dl tells it to output the direct video URL, instead of downloading the video. "-fs" tells MPlayer to go FullScreen, and "-quit" makes it less verbose. Requires: youdube-dl ( http://bitbucket.org/rg3/youtube-dl/ ) (Tested in zsh)


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