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Printing multiple years with Unix cal command
src: http://tinyapps.org/weblog/nix/200907090700_linux_cal_print_multiple_years.html

Show a listing of open mailbox files (or whatever you want to modify it to show)

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Copy without overwriting

Generate a random password
Another password maker, for human-unfriendly passwords. '-base64' output will make sure it it can be typed on a keyboard, though the output string length will always be a multiple of 4.

Lists installed kernels
no need for rpm, no need for piping to another command. also no real fu but lacking in unnecessary complexity and distro specific commands.

Binary search/replace
Replace all instances of "A" with "B" in file "source" saved as file "destination". !! IF A/B is multi-byte, then separate bytes with spaces like so: "s/20\ 0A/00/g".

Put a console clock in top right corner
Gives not only date but also some interesting status about the System

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"


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