Today I learned about this very handy GNU Bash feature:

cat < /dev/tcp/127.0.0.1/22

How do you check if a remote port is reachable when you do not have any of nc, telnet, wget, curl, and the such? This is how you do it!

gnu.org/software/bash/manual/h

Debian Package of the Day #59 is bastet, an ncurses-based tetris clone that tries its best to give you the worst possible blocks. highvoltage.tv/media/debian-pa

Debian Package of the Day #58 is iperf, a tool that tests the transfer speeds between a server and a client. highvoltage.tv/media/debian-pa

Debian Package of the Day #57 is virt-what, a tool that can detect whether it's running under a virtual instance, and what type of virtual instance. highvoltage.tv/media/debian-pa

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