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Selecting a random file/folder of a folder
I used only shuf command.

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)

Get the total length of all video / audio in the current dir (and below) in H:m:s
change the *.avi to whatever you want to match, you can remove it altogether if you want to check all files.

Function to output an ASCII character given its decimal equivalent

print all except first collumn

Get the size of all the directories in current directory

Sum size of files returned from FIND

Use a regex as a field separator awk

Terminal redirection
Will redirect output of current session to another terminal, e.g. /dev/pts/3 Courtesy of bassu, http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/by/bassu

Fire CMD every time FILE (or directory) is updated (on *BSD)


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