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Show LAN IP with ip(8)
$ ip address show | grep eth0 | sed '1d' | awk '{print $2}' does the same, but shows network-prefix.

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Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

translate what is in the clipboard in english and write it to the terminal
Uses google api to translate, you can modify the language in which translate modifying the parameter "langpair=|en", the format is language input|language output.

decoding Active Directory date format
When Ldapsearch queries an Active directory server, all the dates are shown using a timestamp of 18 digits. This perl regexp decodes them in a more human friendly notation. 11644473600 corresponds to some microsoft epoch.

Pipe STDOUT to vim
The hyphen tells vim to open from STDOUT - saves having to create temporary files.

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.

Validating a file with checksum

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"

Watch Data Usage on eth0


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