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view the system console remotely
This will view the console and assumes the screen is 80 characters wide. Use /dev/vcs2 for the next virtual console.. etc.

Create a directory and go inside it
$_ expands to the last argument of the last command that was executed

Copy a folder with progress with pv

Formatted list - WWNs of all LUNs
Use `scsi_id` to positively identify which LUNs are which (i.e. compare with the list of LUNs you created on your disk array) (shown: RHEL5 usage) Debian usage: $ # for i in /dev/sd* ; do wwn=`/lib/udev/scsi_id -g --device $i` ; [ "$wwn" != "" ] && echo -e ${i##*/}'\t'$wwn ;done

View Processeses like a fu, fu
I don't truly enjoy many commands more than this one, which I alias to be ps1.. Cool to be able to see the heirarchy and makes it clearer what need to be killed, and whats really going on.

Calculate sum of N numbers (Thanks to flatcap)

Print the IPv4 address of a given interface

Copy specific files recursively using the same tree organization.
This command has been used to overwrite corrupted "entries" files of a corrupted subversion working copy. Note the --files-from input format.

remove OSX resource forks ._ files
DESCRIPTION For each dir, dot_clean recursively merges all ._* files with their cor- responding native files according to the rules specified with the given arguments. By default, if there is an attribute on the native file that is also present in the ._ file, the most recent attribute will be used. If no operands are given, a usage message is output. If more than one directory is given, directories are merged in the order in which they are specified.

When feeling down, this command helps
$ sudo apt-get install sl $ man sl


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