Commands for the wicked (109)

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tail, with specific pattern colored

List your largest installed packages (on Debian/Ubuntu)
The other commands were good, but they included packages that were installed and then removed. This command only shows packages that are currently installed, sorts smallest to largest, and formats the sizes to be human readable.

Show the command line of a process that use a specific port (ubuntu)

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Function to output an ASCII character given its decimal equivalent

Daily watch "question pour un champion" (French TV show)
kaffeine could be replaced by any player able to read mms stream

Listing today’s files only

Create a tar of directory structure only

Pretty-print user/group info for a given user

Summarize size of all files of given type in all subdirectories (in bytes)
This deals nicely with filenames containing special characters and can deal with more files than can fit on a commandline. It also avoids spawning du.


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