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list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Convert a script to one-liner
Opposite: Convert an one-liner to script: $ foo() { ; } ... $ typeset -f foo ... $ unset -f foo

list files recursively by size

Find Malware in the current and sub directories by MD5 hashes
Command makes use of the Malware Hash Registry (http://www.team-cymru.org/Services/MHR/). It parses the current directory and subdirectories and calculates the md5 hash of the files, then prints the name and sends the hash to the MHR for a lookup in their database. The 3rd value in the result is the detection percentage across a mix of AV packages.

Find the package that installed a command

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.

Recursively grep thorugh directory for string in file.
-R, -r, --recursive Read all files under each directory, recursively; this is equivalent to the -d recurse option.

output length of longest line

Bash: escape '-' character in filename
If you don't escape the - of the filename, you will get the command interpreting it as a parameter, returning (in the best case) an error.

Backup all MySQL Databases to individual files
Backs up all databases, excluding test, mysql, performance_schema, information_schema. Requires parallel to work, install parallel on Ubuntu by running: sudo aptitude install parallel


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