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Delete a file/directory walking subdirectories (bash4 or zsh)

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"

Create an SSH SOCKS proxy server on localhost:8000 that will re-start itself if something breaks the connection temporarily
This command will log you into somehost via SSH and then go into the background (-f). From there, you can point e.g. firefox at localhost:8000 as a SOCKS proxy. Autossh will use port 20000 and 20001 to send and receive test data on those ports to ensure the SSH tunnel is still running, and will try to re-start the tunnel if it goes down. Make sure you have ssh-agent running, or passwordless ssh keys distributed between the two hosts.

vi - Change only whole words exactly matching 'http' to 'git'; ask for confirmation.
http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/Search_and_replace github anda limando feo ....: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!topic/symfony2/YL1mo_cz4Ms

Migrate Server with rsync
Copies the complete root-dir of a linux server to another one, where the new harddisks formated and mountet. Very useful to migrate a root-server to another one.

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

grep apache access.log and list IP's by hits and date - sorted

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

Find the package that installed a command

Continually monitor things
You can use this one-liner for a quick and dirty (more customizable) alternative to the watch command. The keys to making this work: everything exists in an infinite loop; the loop starts with a clear; the loop ends with a sleep. Enter whatever you'd like to keep an eye on in the middle.


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