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Limit the cpu usage of a process
Similar to `cpulimit`, although `prlimit` can be found shipped with recent util-linux. Example: limit CPU consumption to 10% for a math problem which ordinarily takes up 100% CPU: Before: $ bc -l

Vi - Matching Braces, Brackets, or Parentheses
This is a simple command for jumping to the matching brace, square bracket, or parentheses. For example, it can take you from the beginning of a function to the end with one key stroke. To delete everything between the pairs of {}, [], or (), issue the command: $ d% To replace text between pairs of braces, brackets, or parentheses, issue the command: $ c% You can also use this command to find out if an opening brace has been properly closed.

Compare directories via diff
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Find the package that installed a command

Ping all hosts on 192.168.1.0/24
Will report back IP address's of all hosts that are UP.

full path listing in /directory/path/* of javascript files.
file listing in /directory/path/* of specific files such as javascript(js) .

Create an easy to pronounce shortened URL from CLI
Shorter regex.

grep for minus (-) sign
Use flag "--" to stop switch parsing

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"

Rename duplicates from MusicBrainz Picard
Renames duplicates from MusicBrainz Picard, so you get the latest copy and not a bunch of duplicates.


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