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start a tunnel from some machine's port 80 to your local post 2001
now you can acces the website by going to http://localhost:2001/

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

Find the package that installed a command

download newest adminer and rename to it's version accordingly
If the version already downloaded. it will not download again

In (any) vi, add a keystroke to format the current paragraph.
That goes into your $HOME/.exrc file. " Nice macro to reformat lines: map ^A !}fmt Note that the ^A has to be input by typing ^V^A.

Create a file of a given size in linux

Define shell variable HISTIGNORE so that comments (lines starting with #) appear in shell history
I was surprised to find that with RedHat bash, I could not find any comment lines (begining with #) in my bash shell history. Surprised because in Mageia Linux this works. It turns out that RedHat's bash will keep comment lines if in my .bashrc, I define: export HISTIGNORE=' cd "`*: PROMPT_COMMAND=?*?' Why have comment lines in shell history? It's a handy and convenient way to make proto-commands (to be completed later) and for storing brief text data that is searchable in shell history.

Don't save commands in bash history (only for current session)
Unsetting HISTFILE avoid getting current session history list saved.

Speed up launch of liferea
If you use liferea frequently, you will see obvious speedup after you executed this command.

bash: hotkey to put current commandline to text-editor
* in bash-shell You can capture the current commandline to a text-editor: * simply press: CTRL+x+e * Your current commandline will pe put into Your default text-editor (export EDITOR=vim)


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