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List all symbolic links in current directory
Tested with GNU and BSD ls.

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Find status of all symlinks
The symlinks command can show status of all symbolic links, including which links are dangling, which symlinks point to files on other file systems, which symlinks use ../ more than necessary, which symlinks are messy (e.g. having too many slashes or dots), etc. Other useful things it can do include removing all dangling links (-d) and converting absolute links to relative links (-c). The path given must be an absolute path (which is why I used $(pwd) in the example command).

Protect your eye
Redshift will adjust the color temperature and protects eye at night -b : will adjust the brightness

Calculate days on which Friday the 13th occurs (inspired from the work of the user justsomeguy)
Friday is the 5th day of the week, monday is the 1st. Output may be affected by locale.

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"

Get and read log from remote host (works with log on pipe, too)

Remove everything except that file
it will remove everything except the file names matching you can use also use wildcards

copy remote ssh session output to local clipboard
ssh from local to remote and pipe output of file to the local clipboard

bash script to zip a folder while ignoring git files and copying it to dropbox
Better tool for exporting git's repository is Git itself!


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