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Show Apt/Dpkg configuration
Shows all configurations to apt and dpkg, rarely changed, you probably still have the default configuration. Go ahead and explore your configuration if you dare, perhaps change your apt-cache directory, Dir::Cache "var/cache/apt/"; or the names of the log files.

Extract all of the files on an RPM on a non-RPM *nix

Recursively move folders/files and preserve their permissions and ownership perfectly

Update twitter with curl
Same as below, but no quotes are necessary when twitting more than one word

Changes a User Password via command line without promt
Used to change a password via a winscp faux shell

Happy New Year!

rsync with progress bar.
transfer files from localhost to a remotehost.

Release memory used by the Linux kernel on caches
=1 --> to free pagecache =2 --> to free dentries and inodes =3 --> to free pagecache, dentries and inodes

Run bash on top of a vi session (saved or not saved), run multiple commands, instead of one at a time with :!(bashcommand), type exit and [enter] to get back to where you left off in vi.

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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