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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"

Quickly CD Out Of Directories Without 5+ Aliases
I wrote this a long time ago, wondering why this wasn't floating around somewhere out there (at least not where I could find).. this seems much more simple than multiple aliases and can cd out of directories easier.

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Equivalent to ifconfig -a in HPUX
Command is properly working on HP-UX 11.31

pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
Not as taxing on the CPU.

burn backed up xbox 360 games
burn all those sweet iso's from the command line. replace speed=2 with more if your media supports it and you're brave!

Verify/edit bash history command before executing it
Bash history commands are those that begin with the character ! (eg. the most popular 'sudo !!' Explained here => http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/13). By default bash immediately executes the history command. Setting this shell option will make bash first allow you to verify/edit an history command before executing it. To set this option permanently, put this command in ~/.profile or ~/.bashrc file. To unset this option issue following command. $shopt -u histverify

View internet connection activity in a browser
The output of lsof is piped to txt2html which converts it to html. # Perl module HTML::TextToHTML needed

continuously print string as if being entered from the keyboard
Cycles continuously through a string printing each character with a random delay less than 1 second. First parameter is min, 2nd is max. Example: 1 3 means sleep random .1 to .3. Experiment with different values. The 3rd parameter is the string. The sleep will help with battery life/power consumption. $ cycle 1 3 $(openssl rand 100 | xxd -p) Fans of "The Shining" might get a kick out of this: $ cycle 1 4 ' All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.'

copy last command to clipboard
Copy the last command to clipboard (os x)


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