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SSH connection through host in the middle

View the current number of free/used inodes in a file system
tune2fs also provides the same information . But the information does not give the current usage , it gives the information when the file system was last mounted. http://www.zaman4linux.in/2010/10/using-up-all-the-free-inodes.html

Stage only portions of the changes to a file.

Alternative size (human readable) of files and directories (biggest last)
using mb it's still readable;) a symbol variation $ du -ms {,.[^.]}* | sort -nk1

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"

Debug how files are being accessed by a process
Instead of looking through `lsof` results, use inotifywait!

Creates a proxy based on tsocks.

Restore mysql database uncompressing on the fly.
This way you keep the file compressed saving disk space. Other way less optimal using named pipes: mysql -uroot -p'passwd' database <

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

Add all files
Add all files


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