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create a simple version of ls with extended output
create a short alias for 'ls' with multi-column (-C), file type syntax additions (slashes after directories, @ for symlinks, etc... (-F), long format (-l), including hidden directories (all ./, ../, .svn, etc) (-a), show file-system blocks actually in use (-s), human readable file sizes (-h)

list files recursively by size

get the top 10 longest filenames

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

url shortner using google's shortner api
First get a api key for google url shortner from here https://developers.google.com/url-shortener/ Then replace the API_KEY in the command

List last opened tabs in firefox browser

Rename files in batch

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"

download specific files only from a website

Show last changed files in a directory
This will quickly display files last changed in a directory, with the newest on top.


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