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Export MS Access mdb files to csv
-H suppress Headers -I Inserts instead of csv -R to give ; as the row delimeter. Probably you can concatenate each line with a ; while importing to the db.

A fun thing to do with ram is actually open it up and take a peek. This command will show you all the string (plain text) values in ram

copy partition table from /dev/sda to /dev/sdb

Find all active ip's in a subnet

Efficiently print a line deep in a huge log file
Sed stops parsing at the match and so is much more effecient than piping head into tail or similar. Grab a line range using $ sed '999995,1000005!d' < my_massive_file

Secure copy from one server to another without rsync and preserve users, etc
Source: http://unix.derkeiler.com/Newsgroups/comp.unix.shell/2008-04/msg00068.html

find process associated with a port
e.g. fuser 25/tcp (see which pid is listening on smtp)

Cut/Copy everything arround brackets or parentheses on vim (in normal mode)
Put the cursor on either curly braces ( {, } ). Then press d% The d is delete command, and % is movement command that move the cursor to another matching parentheses (or curly braces in this case). This action will delete every character that was on the way of the movement (from the first curly braces to the second).

Create a backup of the file.
It will create a backup of the filename. The advantage is that if you list the folder the backups will be sorted by date. The command works on any unix in bash.

Show a file in less without wrapping long lines


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