Commands tagged netcat (30)

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What is my public IP address
It's easier then the listed command, I'm thinking. but doesn't matter much--its closer to personal preference really.

start vim in diff mode
vim will open both files side by side and show colored diffs

To play a file at 1.5 times normal speed without increasing the pitch

Query well known ports list
Uses the file located in /etc/services

Get debian package names corresponding to latex packages used in a document

Copy all documents PDF in disk for your home directory
I used this to copy all PDFs recursively to a selected dir

ls -qahlSr # list all files in size order - largest last
I find it useful, when cleaning up deleting unwanted files to make more space, to list in size order so I can delete the largest first. Note that using "q" shows files with non-printing characters in name. In this sample output (above), I found two copies of the same iso file both of which are immediate "delete candidates" for me.

Find partition name using mount point
lsblk | grep mountpoint

Inverted cowsay
It's quite fun to invert text using "flip.pl" (ref: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2078323 ). Slightly more challenging is to flip a whole "cowsay". :-)

Find installed network devices
Find installed network devices.


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