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World Cup Live Score
World Cup Live Score of the ongoing match. Alternative to have the live score with the match statistics: $ watch -n10 --no-title "w3m http://www.livescore.com/ |awk '/live [0-9H]+[^ ]/,/red cards/'"

burn an ISO image to writable CD
Does life get much easier? Read up about wodim for an understanding of its origins in relation to the older `cdrecord` utility

rot13 simple substitution cipher via command line
E.g. Useful for hiding spoilers in reviews, etc.

Recursive replace of directory and file names in the current directory.
no grep, no perl, no pipe. even better in zsh/bash4: $ for i in **/*oldname*; do "mv $i ${i/oldname/newname/}"; done No find, no grep, no perl, no pipe

grep -v with multiple patterns.
If you wanted to do all in one command, you could go w/ sed instead

remove ^M characters from file using sed
removing ^M characters from file with sed

hard disk information - Model/serial no.
Get the hard disk information with out shutting down and opening the system. It gives information on model no., serial no., cylinders/heads/sectors, and the supported features of the hard disk.

Job Control
You're running a script, command, whatever.. You don't expect it to take long, now 5pm has rolled around and you're ready to go home... Wait, it's still running... You forgot to nohup it before running it... Suspend it, send it to the background, then disown it... The ouput wont go anywhere, but at least the command will still run...

bulk rename files with sed, one-liner
Renames all files in a directory named foo to bar. foobar1 gets renamed to barbar1 barfoo2 gets renamed to barbar2 fooobarfoo gets renamed to barobarfoo NOTE: Will break for files with spaces AND new lines AND for an empty expansion of the glob '*'

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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