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Hacker: A person who enjoys exploring the details of programmable systems and how to stretch their capabilities, as opposed to most users, who prefer to learn only the minimum necessary. RFC1392, the Internet Users’ Glossary, usefully amplifies this as: A person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular.

A Shell Programmers Toolkit Last Update: 20200513
BASH Script Samples remove nonexistent/duplicate users from genericstable sort /etc/group by group id, sort users in group, remove users not in /etc/passwd
dirmon crawl filesystem and report back directories that exceed set file count monitor servers for full drive partitions create/mount encrypted file system on loop device enable nat/ip forwarding from one interface to another
nologin evict user groups from system, keep folks from logging in
si system information – quick list of uptime, date, cpu info, and busy processes create snapshotesque type backups originally created to help automate changes to network switches detach file system mounted by
warning: perl does not bestow magical ubermencsh powers, it does not plus anything to a coders intelligence, it is also known to induce megalomaniacal delusional mental states in it’s users.  use with caution.

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The Shadowserver Foundation: DNS Scanning Project
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Mosh: the mobile shell
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