Commands tagged bash tricks (25)

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Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
Create a exact mirror of the local folder "/root/files", on remote server 'remote_server' using SSH command (listening on port 22) (all files & folders on destination server/folder will be deleted)

Look for English words in /dev/urandom
Little faster alternative.

Number of .... indicate how far down to cd
Use dots to cd down directories instead of having to remember all of the pesky back slashes! Better yet, works on even and odd number of dots! Now, just estimate how far down you want to traverse.

lazy SQL QUERYING
alias for psql command line; works similar for Oracles sqlplus commandline interface. if you do not provide stdin you will end up in the db shell.

Compare an archive with filesystem
and you quickly know the files you changed

Colorized JSON pretty printing
Uses pygmentize and python to create indented and colorized JSON output

Use AbiWord to generate a clean HTML document from a Microsoft Word document.
Credit goes to @Porges from http://stackoverflow.com/questions/67964/what-is-the-best-free-way-to-clean-up-word-html.

Limit the transfer rate and size of data over a pipe
This example will close the pipe after transferring 100MB at a speed of 3MB per second.

Print a list of standard error codes and descriptions.
Written by jmcnamara Taken from http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=274896


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