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Replace underscores with spaces in filenames and dirnames, recursively into subdirs.
Everyone wants to take spaces out of filenames. Forget that. I want to put them back in. We've got tools and filesystems that support spaces, they look better, so I'm going to use them. Because of how find works I find I need to run this multiple times, if it's renaming subdirs. But it can be re-run without issues. I got this version of the command from a comment in this underscore-generating command. http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/760/find-recursively-from-current-directory-down-files-and-directories-whose-names-contain-single-or-multiple-whitespaces-and-replace-each-such-occurrence-with-a-single-underscore. All I did was change the regex.

Generate binary sequence data

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Empty a file
For when you want to flush all content from a file without removing it (hat-tip to Marc Kilgus).

Line Separator That is Width of Terminal
Creates a line seperator that will be the width of your window.

Command to logout all the users in one command
Logs all users out except root. I changed the grep to use a regexp in case a user's username contained the word root.

Build an exhaustive list of maildir folders for mutt
Of course, you can adjust "Maildir" to your config...

Search through files, ignoring .svn

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)

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.


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