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Create a CD/DVD ISO image from disk.
Many like to use 'dd' for creating CD/DVD iso images. This is bad. Very bad. The reason this is, is 'dd' doesn't have any built-in error checking. So, you don't know if you got all the bits or not. As such, it is not the right tool for the job. Instead, 'reaom' (read optical media) from the wodim package is what you should be using. It has built-in error checking. Similarly, if you want to burn your newly creating ISO, stay away from 'dd', and use: $ wodim -v -eject /path/to/image.iso

Secure copy from one server to another without rsync and preserve users, etc
Source: http://unix.derkeiler.com/Newsgroups/comp.unix.shell/2008-04/msg00068.html

Takes all file except file between !()
Go to tmp : cd /tmp; mkdir retmp; cd retmp Create 10 files : for i in {1..10}; do touch test$i; done Remove all files except test10 : rm !(test10)

get some information about the parent process from a given process

grep for minus (-) sign
Use flag "--" to stop switch parsing

generate a randome 10 character password

print contents of file from line 1 until we match regex
Start printing the contents of filename to stdout, until a matching line to regex is found, then stop.

Check if your desired password is already available in haveibeenpwnd database. This command uses the API provided by HIBP

creeate file named after actual date
Create a file with actual date as filename

Random unsigned integer
works at least in bash. returns integer in range 0-32767. range is not as good, but for lots of cases it's good enough.


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