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Harder, Faster, Stronger SSH clients
We force IPv4, compress the stream, specify the cypher stream to be Blowfish. I suppose you could use aes256-ctr as well for cypher spec. I'm of course leaving out things like master control sessions and such as that may not be available on your shell although that would speed things up as well.

a fast way to repeat output a byte
the speed is about 500MB/s on my machine. i think it's fast enough to output not too many bytes. while a C program may output 1GB per sencond on my machine. if the size is not the power of 512,you may change the bs and count in dd.

Get your external IP address ( 10 characters long )
Shortest url to a external IP-service, 10 characters.

Blacklist usb storage
Some times you may ban usb to protect thefting of your personal data. Blacklist the usb_storage module by adding blacklist usb_storage to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf. To load the module manually, $sudo modprobe usb_storage.

Detect illegal access to kernel space, potentially useful for Meltdown detection
Based on capsule8 agent examples, not rigorously tested

Convert JSON to YAML
Convert JSON to YAML. Note that you'll need to have PyYaml installed.

Get all the keyboard shortcuts in screen
Displays a list of all the basic keyboard shortcuts in screen.

search the manual page names and descriptions

Printing multiple years with Unix cal command
src: http://tinyapps.org/weblog/nix/200907090700_linux_cal_print_multiple_years.html

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.


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