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Google Translate
Usage: $ translate Example: $ translate hello en es See this for a list of language codes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ISO_639-1_codes

Sort files by date
Show you the list of files of current directory sorted by date youngest to oldest, remove the 'r' if you want it in the otherway.

Search recursively to find a word or phrase in certain file types, such as C code
ack search recursively by default

Find files of two different extensions and copy them to a directory

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Connect via sftp to a specific port
I use this for connect via sftp to a server listening on a non default ssh port.

Symlink all files from a base directory to a target directory
Symlinks all files in the base directory to the target directory then lists all of the created symlinks.

Type a random string into a X11 window
Just after you type enter, you have 3 seconds to switch window, then "texthere" will be "typed" in the X11 application that has focus. Very useful to beat your score at games such as "How fast can you type A-Z".

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"


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