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Ping sweep without NMAP
Waits for all pings to complete and returns ip with mac address

Rename all .jpeg and .JPG files to .jpg

Swap a file or dir with quick resotre
This lets you replace a file or directory and quickly revert if something goes wrong. For example, the current version of a website's files are in public_html. Put a new version of the site in public_html~ and execute the command. The names are swapped. If anything goes wrong, execute it again (up arrow or !!).

Recursive Line Count

Filter IP's in apache access logs based on use
The first sort is necessary for ips in a list to be actually unique.

Monitor bandwidth by pid
Nethogs is a useful tool for monitor bandwidth consumption by pid. Tested on Debian an CentOs

Equivalent to ifconfig -a in HPUX

Takes and displays screenshot of Android phone over adb.
Dependencies on phone: adb access, screencap command, base64 command. Dependencies on computer: adb, sed, base64, display (from imagemagick, but can substitute other image viewer which reads from stdin). This should work around adb stupidies (i.e. that it replaces \n with \r\n) with base64.

Get the 10 biggest files/folders for the current direcotry

Word-based diff on reformatted text files
It can be hard to spot differences in reformatted files, because of all the diff noise created by word wrapped lines. This command removes all the noise and performs a word-by-word diff. To ignore empty lines, add -B to the diff command. Also, if this is something you do often, you might want to check out the wdiff(1) program.


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