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Import/clone a Subversion repo to a git repo

!* Tells that you want all of the *arguments* from the previous command to be repeated in the current command
Example: touch file{1,2,3}; chmod 777 !*

Get the size of all the directories in current directory (Sorted Human Readable)
This allows the output to be sorted from largest to smallest in human readable format.

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)

Extract all 404 errors from your apache accesslog (prefix lines by occurrences number)

Remove comments in XML file
In Redhat, xmlstarlet is called just xml which can be found in xmlstarlet RPM.

draw line separator
Even shorter: $ seq -s '*' 120|tr -d '[0-9]'

List all users and groups

When feeling down, this command helps
$ sudo apt-get install sl $ man sl

Capitalize the first letter of every word


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