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Show the UUID of a filesystem or partition
Shows the UUID of a filesystem or partition that can be used in kernel root options and in fstab. Run it without the -u option to generate more information. eg: ~/ sudo vol_id /dev/sda2 ID_FS_USAGE=other ID_FS_TYPE=swap ID_FS_VERSION=2 ID_FS_UUID=27fca13d-97b7-4d28-882c-6d03353f0a82 ID_FS_UUID_ENC=27fca13d-97b7-4d28-882c-6d03353f0a82 ID_FS_LABEL= ID_FS_LABEL_ENC=

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Watch the progress of 'dd'
need pv (pipe view) : http://www.ivarch.com/programs/pv.shtml

Monitor Linux/MD RAID Rebuild

Find the biggest files
Show the top 10 file size

find listening ports by pid
change 24073 to your pid

File rotation without rename command
Rotates log files with "gz"-extension in a directory for 7 days and enumerates the number in file name. i.e.: logfile.1.gz > logfile.2.gz I needed this line due to the limitations on AIX Unix systems which do not ship with the rename command.

Extract tarball from internet without local saving

find unreadable file

tar+pbzip2 a dir


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