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Cool UNIX stuff

rsync -av --progress [--delete] sourcedir user@host:remotedir

Makes remote directory look exactly like source directory (or vice versa!) including permissions, ownership, etc. Useful for transferring many files without creating a tar or doing a bunch of scp commands.

grep --color -E 'keyword'

Highlights keyword in a grep (useful for looking for stuff while tailing logs.)

Cool but obscure unix tools

Great collection of CLI tools and trinkets.

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