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Determine if a port is open with bash
For times when netcat isn't available. Will throw a Connection refused message if a port is closed. Scriptable: $ (: /dev/null && echo "OPEN" || echo "CLOSED"

Avoid killing the X server with CTRL+C on the tty it was started from

Convert files from DOS line endings to UNIX line endings
The old dos2unix from sysutils has been deprecated on Debian systems to this tool.

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)

backup delicious bookmarks
Useful script to backup all your delicious bookmarks. With decilicious shutting down soon , it could be useful

Migrate existing Ext3 filesystems to Ext4
Before doing this, back-up all data on any ext3 partitions that are to be converted to ext4. After running previous command you MUST run fsck, is needed to return the filesystem to a consistent state. $ fsck -pDf /dev/yourpartition Edit /etc/fstab and change the 'type' from ext3 to ext4 for any partitions that are converted to ext4.

Fix the vi zsh bindings on ubuntu
Use sed to comment out any up/down bindings in zsh

Copy recursivelly files of specific filetypes
Copying only wmv and mpg files recursively from to

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ssh X tunneling over multiple ssh hosts (through ssh proxy)
Simply makes it possible to launch any X application residing on sshhost through sshproxy and display it on your screen where ever you are.


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