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Check the status of a network interface

urlencoding with one pure BASH builtin
opposite of https://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/10014/urldecoding-with-one-pure-bash-builtin ;-)

Rename many files in directories and subdirectories
This is probably overkill, but I have some issues when the directories have spaces in their names. The $ find . -type d -print0 | while read -d $'\0' dir; do xxx; done loops over all the subdirectories in this place, ignoring the white spaces (to some extend). $ cd "$dir"; echo " process $dir"; cd -; goes to the directory and back. It also prints some info to check the progress. $ find . -maxdepth 1 -name "*.ogg.mp3" -exec rename 's/.ogg.mp3/.mp3/' {} \; renames the file within the current directory. The whole should work with directories and file names that include white spaces.

Compare two directories
Output of this command is the difference of recursive file lists in two directories (very quick!). To view differences in content of files too, use the command submitted by mariusbutuc (very slow!): $ diff -rq path_to_dir1 path_to_dir2

Get absolut path to your bash-script
Another way of doing it that's a bit clearer. I'm a fan of readable code.

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

start a VNC server for another user

Are the two lines anagrams?
This is just a slight alternative that wraps all of #7917 in a function that can be executed

List your sudo rights
List the commands you have the right to use with sudo.

Find passwords that has been stored as plain text in NetworkManager


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