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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"

Cleanup Python bytecode files
This command will erase all bytecode versions of Python modules under the current directory.

Search commandlinefu.com from the command line using the API
just like the original - just colored and with less

cat a file backwards
Or "tail -r" on Solaris.

Show directories
Show only the subdirectories in the current directory. In the example above, /lib has 135 files and directories. With this command, the 9 dirs jump out.

Rename .JPG to .jpg recursively
This command is useful for renaming a clipart, pic gallery or your photo collection. It will only change the big caps to small ones (on the extension).

shuffle lines via perl
Same, without modules... Probably smarter option: just use the shuf command or even sort -R.

edit hex mode in vim
return to normal mode from hex mode :%!xxd -r

Check whether laptop is running on battery or cable
1 = on ac, 0 = on bat

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.


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