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Print a single route to a destination and its contents exactly as the kernel sees it
Useful to determine the source_ip of outgoing packages to a certain destination

Validate all XML files in the current directory and below
If everything validates, there's no output. Can be handy to run on a cron job set up to email output.

Split a tarball into multiple parts
Create a tar file in multiple parts if it's to large for a single disk, your filesystem, etc. Rejoin later with `cat .tar.*|tar xf -`

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)

Swap a file or dir with quick resotre
This lets you replace a file or directory and quickly revert if something goes wrong. For example, the current version of a website's files are in public_html. Put a new version of the site in public_html~ and execute the command. The names are swapped. If anything goes wrong, execute it again (up arrow or !!).

Show a Package Version on RPM based distributions
if you want to see all information about a package use: rpm -qi pkgname full list of querytags can be accessed by the command: rpm --querytags you can also customize the query format how ever you like with using more querytags together along with escape sequences in "man printf"! you can also use more than one package name. for example this command shows name and version in to columns: rpm -q --queryformat %-30{NAME}%{VERSION}\\n pkg1 pkg2

Compute running average for a column of numbers
This is an on-line algorithm for calculating the mean value for numbers in a column. Also known as "running average" or "moving average".

Recursively remove Mac . (dot) files
Searches from present dir forward and removes all Mac generated . (dot) files.

Encode png's into blu-ray format
This command takes a set of images (from a render, for example), and converts them into a format conforming to the Blu-ray spec, or at least the version on the Wikipedia page.

check open ports without netstat or lsof


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