Commands tagged touch (14)

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Recompress all files in current directory from gzip to bzip2
Find all .gz files and recompress them to bz2 on the fly. No temp files. edit: forgot the double quotes! jeez!

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"

Record and share your terminal
It replays plain text terminal screencast from http://shelr.tv/

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)

List of directories sorted by number of files they contain.

Display which distro is installed
Works on nearly all linux distros

keep an eye on system load changes
helps you keep watch on the load of a system, without having to stare constantly at the terminal. The -d argument to watch highlights the difference from the last run, making it easier to note how the load is fluctuating. The sed command just strips off the information about how long the box has been up, and how many users are logged in.

find files ignoring .svn and its decendents

print contents of file from line 1 until we match regex
Start printing the contents of filename to stdout, until a matching line to regex is found, then stop.

Gets the X11 Screen resolution
Requires xrandr, grep and, sed.


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