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Find usb device
I often use it to find recently added ou removed device, or using find in /dev, or anything similar. Just run the command, plug the device, and wait to see him and only him

useless load
check your load with top... Start more of these jobs to get an multi-core cpu busy...

Create tar over SSH
Really useful when out of space in your current machine. You can ran this also with cat for example: $ tar zcvf - /folder/ | ssh root@192.168.0.1 "cat > /dest/folder/file.tar.gz" Or even run other command's: $ tcpdump | ssh root@10.0.0.1 "cat > /tmp/tcpdump.log"

List the CPU model name
Information for only one core.

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

change exif data in all jpeg's
this takes every jpg in the current directory and changes the exif data for manufactur and model. in my case i change it to LOMO LC-A because my scanner puts his data in there :]

Find total Terabytes written to a SSD
You must have smartmontools installed for this to work. This also assumes you 512 byte sector sizes, this is pretty standard.

va - alias for editing aliases
When setting up a new aliases file, or having creating a new file.. About every time after editing an aliases file, I source it. This alias makes editing alias a bit easier and they are useful right away. Note if the source failed, it will not echo "aliases sourced". Sub in vi for your favorite editor, or alter for ksh, sh, etc.

generate iso

Rename files in batch


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