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Copy all files, including hidden files, recursively without traversing backward
You could do the following, however, brace expansion with {} is not defined in POSIX, and therefore not guaranteed to work in all shells. But, if it does, it's more convenient (although it's certainly not less typing): $ cp -r {*,.??*} /dest Sometimes there are times when I need to cp(1), mv(1) or rm(1) files recursively, but don't want to traverse the previous directory by following ../../../../ etc out of the current directory. This command prevents that. The secret sauce is ".??*". The file globbing ensures that it must start with a dot, and be followed by at least two characters. So, three characters must exist in the filename, which eliminates "." and "..".

Backup entire system through SSH

open two files on top of each other in vim (one window, two panes)

Get decimal ascii code from character
printf treats first char after single ' as numeric equivalent

Decode base64-encoded file in one line of Perl
Another option is openssl.

Fork Bomb for Windows
Quick and dirty forkbomb for all flavors of windows Do not use in production. Replace start with a command of your choice, this will just open a new command prompt and is pretty tricky to stop once started

pimp text output e.g. "Linux rocks!" to look nice

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Print environment information.
Print environment (system) information using Perl.

check open ports without netstat or lsof


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