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Show memory usage of all docker / lxc containers

Open Port Check
also could specify port number: lsof -ni TCP:80

Get all ip address for the host

ls only directories
Like normal ls, but only lists directories. Can be used with -l to get more details (ls -lad */)

print offsets of file disk for losetup/loop-mount
If you want to mount partitions of an disk image, you need the offsets and sizes of the partitions. This command prints them in the format that losetup understands.

Get Futurama quotations from slashdot.org servers
slashdot.org webserver adds an X-Bender or X-Fry HTTP header to every response!

Play awesome rythmic noise using aplay
Try modifying the numbers in the "(i*(i>>8|i>>9)&46&i>>8))^(i&i>>13|i>>6)" part. Crudely stolen from http://www.xkcdb.com/9067

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"

Given process ID print its environment variables
Same as previous but compatible with BSD/IPSO

Function to split a string into an array


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