Commands tagged version control (10)

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What is the use of this switch ?
Find the usage of a switch with out searching through the entire man page. Usage: manswitch [cmd] [switch] Eg: $manswitch grep silent ____________________________ In simple words $man | grep "\-" Eg: $man grep | grep "\-o" This is not a standard method but works.

List only locally modified files with CVS

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.

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

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"

List all global top level modles, then remove ALL npm packages with xargs

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)

Suppress output of loud commands you don't want to hear from
This works even if there are spaces in any word in the command line.

Lists all files and directories with modified time newer than a given date
This is great for looking for files that have been updated recently. Logs especially or monitoring what files were added during an install.

Quicker move to parent directory
Alias two dots to move to parent directory. Put it into your .bashrc or .profile file.


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