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Pause Current Thread
Hold ctrl and press z to pause the current thread. Run $fg to resume it.

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"

Commit command to history file immedeately after execution
This could be added to .bashrc. Background: Linux usually saves history only on clean exit of shell. If shell ends unclean, history is lost. Also numerous terminals might confuse their history. With this variable set, history is immedeately written, accessible to all other open shells.

Push a directory onto the stack
Use also with: Move to respective parameters == () { = +2; } === () { = +3; } ==== () { = +4; } Pop the last entry off the directory stack - () { popd ${1:+"$1"}; }

pretty print JavaScript source code
https://github.com/mishoo/UglifyJS

Report the established connections for a particular port

Show sorted list of files with sizes more than 1MB in the current dir

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

Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript
Remove security from PDF document using this very simple command on Linux and OSX. You need ghostscript for this baby to work.

Replace all tabs with spaces in an application
Note that this assumes the application is an SVN checkout and so we have to throw away all the .svn files before making the substitution.


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