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Limit the transfer rate and size of data over a pipe
This example will close the pipe after transferring 100MB at a speed of 3MB per second.

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Check the status of a network interface

intercept stdout/stderr of another process
similar to the previous command, but with more friendly output (tested on linux)

list files recursively by size

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

list process ids for given program

Create a directory and cd into it
This creates a bash function `take` that you can call with the name of the directory as the first parameter. Add the function to ~/.bashrc to have it available anytime.

Find inside files two different patterns in the same line and for matched files show number of matched lines
The option -print0 for find and -0 for grep help prevent issue with weird characters or spaces in filenames. Furthermore with xargs there is no limited number of arguments that find can throw.

Share a 'screen'-session
Ater person A starts his screen-session with `screen`, person B can attach to the srceen of person A with `screen -x`. Good to know, if you need or give support from/to others.


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