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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"

convert wav files to ogg
cd to the folder containing the wav files and convert them all to ogg format. in my sample output i use the -a and -l flags to set the author and album title. to get the oggenc program in ubuntu linux run: sudo apt-get install oggenc

Find files and calculate size of result in shell
Using find's internal stat to get the file size is about 50 times faster than using -exec stat.

easily strace all your apache *child* processes
Like the original version except it does not include the parent apache process or the grep process and adds "sudo" so it can be run by user.

Countdown Clock
The biggest advantage over atoponce's nifty original is not killing the scrollback. Written assuming bash, but shouldn't be terribly difficult to port to other shells. S should be multiple spaces, but I can't get commandlinefu to save/show them properly, any help?

TCP and UDP listening sockets
This command show listening sockets TCP and UDP. Useful for stop unwanted services from linux.

sniff network traffic on a given interface and displays the IP addresses of the machines communicating with the current host (one IP per line)

Commit only newly added files to subversion repository

Benchmark SQL Query
Benchmark a SQL query against MySQL Server. The example runs the query 10 times, and you get the average runtime in the output. To ensure that the query does not get cached, use `RESET QUERY CACHE;` on top in the query file.

Execute matlab sentences from command line
Execute matlab sentences in shell script: for var in `seq 0 0.2 1` ; do echo "my_function($var);" | matlab -nodisplay done


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