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Lock the hardware eject button of the cdrom
This command will lock the hardware eject button of your cdrom drive. Some uses are: 1: If you have a toddler and has discovered the cdrom button 2: If you are carrying a laptop in a bag or case and don't want it to eject if the button is inadvertently pressed. To unlock the button use: $ eject -i 0

ping as traceroute
This command uses ping to get the routers' IP addresses to the destination host as traceroute does. If you know what I mean..

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Your GeoIP location on Google Maps

Alert on Mac when server is up
When run on a mac, this command will bring up a dialog box in the Terminal when server HOSTNAME first responds to a ping.

create a colorful 田 image

Get a MySQL DB dump from a remote machine
This command will dump a database on a remote stream to stdout, compress it, stream it to your local machine, decompress it and put it into a file called database.sql.You could even pipe it into mysql on your local machine to restore it immediately. I had to use this recently because the server I needed a backup from didn't have enough disk space.

Annoying PROMPT_COMMAND animation
unset PROMPT_COMMAND to disable.

nagios wrapper for any script/cron etc
use w/ check_freshness. passes the last line of output and exit code to nagios via nsca

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


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