Commands tagged google subnet (2)

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Find usb device
I often use it to find recently added ou removed device, or using find in /dev, or anything similar. Just run the command, plug the device, and wait to see him and only him

List the size of all sub folders and files from the current location, with sorting

Get your outgoing IP address
should be very consistent cause it's google :-)

Recursively remove directory with many files quickly
rsync'ing an empty directory over a directory to be deleted recursively is much faster than using rm -rf, for various reasons. Relevant only for directories with really a lot of files.

zsh suffix to inform you about long command ending
make, find and a lot of other programs can take a lot of time. And can do not. Supppose you write a long, complicated command and wonder if it will be done in 3 seconds or 20 minutes. Just add "R" (without quotes) suffix to it and you can do other things: zsh will inform you when you can see the results. You can replace zenity with other X Window dialogs program.

Date shows dates at other times/dates
Use date to find the date at other days and times.

Get all files of particular type (say, PDF) listed on some wegpage (say, example.com)
See man wget if you want linked files and not only those hosted on the website.

generate iso

Safely remove old unused kernels in Ubuntu/Debian
Removes piling kernels from /boot, save the current one. This command DOES NOT remove the 'linux-image-generic' package, so you'll continue getting kernel updates

Colorized JSON pretty printing
Uses pygmentize and python to create indented and colorized JSON output


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