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Search shoutcast web radio by keyword
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Create a mirror of a local folder, on a remote server
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Determine MAC address of remote host when you know its IP address
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Capture video of a linux desktop
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Get your current Public IP

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save command output to image

Block all IP addresses and domains that have attempted brute force SSH login to computer
I use iptables. To rate limit connections. Very easy and no ban lists to manage.


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