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phpinfo from the command line
php -i seems to show default not real

Use CreationDate metadata on .mov files to rename and modify the created/modify file dates on Mac

Print a single route to a destination and its contents exactly as the kernel sees it
Useful to determine the source_ip of outgoing packages to a certain destination

Join lines
Even shorter. Stolen from comment posted by eightmillion.

Commandline document conversion with Libreoffice
In this example, the docx gets converted to Open Document .odt format. For other formats, you'll need to specify the correct filter (Hint: see "Comments" link below for a nice list).

Search some text from all files inside a directory

Show most common words in filenames
I'm sure there's a more elegant sed version for the tr + grep section.

Tar - Compress by excluding folders
If you give tar a list of filenames, it will not add the directories, so if you don't care about directory ownership or permissions, you can save some space. Tar will create directories as necessary when extracting. This command is limited by the maximum supported size of the argument list, so if you are trying to tar up the whole OS for instance, you may just get "Argument list too long".

Server load and process monitoring
In certain cases you mighy need to monitor the server load caused by certain process. For example HTTP, while stress testing apache using ab (apache benchmark) you may want to monitor the server status,load, # of spawned HTTP processes, # of established connections, # of connections in close wait state, apache memory footprint etc.

Command for JOHN CONS
Would create a file with a meaningful title. Dedicated to John Cons, who is annoying us users. Merry Christmas!!!


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