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Auto-log commands
A quick alias I use right before logging into a server so that I have a log of the transactions as well as the ability to re-connect from another computer. Useful for when your boss says "what commands did you run again on that server?" and you had already closed the terminal ;) I wrapped it in a script now, with more features, but this is the heart of it. Never leave home without it.

recursive search and replace old with new string, inside files
Using -Z with grep and -0 with xargs handles file names with spaces and special characters.

list all executables in your path
If run in bash, this will display all executables that are in your current $PATH

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Top ten (or whatever) memory utilizing processes (with children aggregate) - Can be done without the multi-dimensional array

Toggle between directories
switch to previous directory or toggle

Examine processes generating traffic on your website
I often have to google this so I put it here for quick reference.

Find all dot files and directories

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

Solaris get PID socket
Command line to get which PID is opening a socket on IP and PORT. Only useful under Solaris.


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