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Update twitter with curl
Same as below, but no quotes are necessary when twitting more than one word

Prints total line count contribution per user for an SVN repository
I'm working in a group project currently and annoyed at the lack of output by my teammates. Wanting hard metrics of how awesome I am and how awesome they aren't, I wrote this command up. It will print a full repository listing of all files, remove the directories which confuse blame, run svn blame on each individual file, and tally the resulting line counts. It seems quite slow, depending on your repository location, because blame must hit the server for each individual file. You can remove the -R on the first part to print out the tallies for just the current directory.

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"

Generate random passwords (from which you may select "memorable" ones)
See: "man pwgen" for full details. Some Linux distros may not have pwgen included in the base distribution so you maye have to install it (eg in Mandriva Linux: "urpmi pwgen").

Find the package that installed a command

insert ip range using vim
fast method for insert ip range using vim

Getting a domain from url, ex: very nice to get url from squid access.log

update you web
in fact, I want to know, how to only get the modified files.

Update twitter with curl
Same as below, but no quotes are necessary when twitting more than one word

Silently deletes lines containing a specific string in a bunch of files
This command will find all occurrences of one or more patterns in a collection of files and will delete every line matching the patterns in every file


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