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Shows space used by each directory of the root filesystem excluding mountpoints/external filesystems (and sort the output)
Useful to see at glance which directory under the root file is using most space

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)

Follow the flow of a log file
tailf same as tail -f follow the flow of a log file, showing it in real time to stdout.

umount --rbind mount with submounts
Original: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=194342

Run the last command as root
this command also can run the last command as root what's more, sudo !-2 can run the second last command as root , and so on

List all authors of a particular git project
List everyone who committed to a particular project, listed alphabetically. To list by commits, add -n to the shortlog.

Use Dell Service Tag $1 to Find Machine Model [Model Name and Model Number]
255 Max Characters CommandLineFu for $dellurl='http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/my_systems_info/en/details?c=us&cs=04&l=en&s=hied&ServiceTag='

Skip filenames with control characters, a.k.a tab,newline etc

commit message generator - whatthecommit.com

Start a HTTP server which serves Python docs
I use this command to start a local Python document server over HTTP port 8888.


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