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Exclude inserting a table from a sql import
Starting with a large MySQL dump file (*.sql) remove any lines that have inserts for the specified table. Sometimes one or two tables are very large and uneeded, eg. log tables. To exclude multiple tables you can get fancy with sed, or just run the command again on subsequently generated files.

Hiding password while reading it from keyboard
Allow to read password in a script without showing the password inserted by the user

sed /pat/!d without using sed (no RE; limited to shell patterns aka globbing)
POSIX requires this "string truncating" functionality. might as well use it, at least for very small tasks where invoking sed and using RE is overkill.

Write comments to your history.
A null operation with the name 'comment', allowing comments to be written to HISTFILE. Prepending '#' to a command will *not* write the command to the history file, although it will be available for the current session, thus '#' is not useful for keeping track of comments past the current session.

Clear filesystem memory cache
Found here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=589975

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"

Install a Firefox add-on/theme to all users
To install a theme use: $ sudo firefox -install-global-theme /path/to/theme You can get the .xpi or .jar file from the versions history on the add-on/theme page. NOTE: may not work in your system (Debian-based is an example).

Export all Mailman mailing lists Members to separate .txt files
Export all Mailman mailing lists Members to separate .txt files excluding "Mailman" and "Test" or add yours by && $1!="myDontWannaList"

List the binaries installed by a Debian package
GNU grep's perl-compatible regular expression(PCRE).

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"


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