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faster version of ls *
I know its not much but is very useful in time consuming scripts (cron, rc.d, etc).

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"

Disable system bell in an X session
Execute this command in a terminal to disable the system-bell during X-session lifetime.

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.

Rename files in batch

Vlc ncurses mode browsing local directorys.

Regex to remove HTML-Tags from a file
This regular expression removes all HTML-Tags from the file.

Delete empty directories
Recursively delete empty directories. Use with care.

Ping all hosts on 192.168.1.0/24
Will report back IP address's of all hosts that are UP.

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)


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