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Avoid killing the X server with CTRL+C on the tty it was started from

Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript (for Windows)
#4345 also works under windows

List .log files open by a pid
Uses lsof to display the full path of ".log" files opened by a specified PID.

Optimal way of deleting huge numbers of files
Using xargs is better than: $ find /path/to/dir -type f -exec rm \-f {} \; as the -exec switch uses a separate process for each remove. xargs splits the streamed files into more managable subsets so less processes are required.

What is my ip?

Testing hard disk writing speed

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

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"

password generator
make password randomly, default 8 chars, using bash3.X only, no external program.

Check if the LHC has destroyed the world
This says if the LHC has destroyed the world. Run it in a loop to monitor the state of Earth. Might not work reliable, if the world has actually been destroyed.


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