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How to secure copy a file from remote server to to local directory: /home/user/file.txt = remote file /home/user/Desktop/ = path to copy to local system # scp -r user@remote.server.com:/home/user/file.txt /home/user/Desktop/ -r Recursively copy entire directories What if the port is on 2243? Use: # scp -P2243 -r user@remote.server.com:/home/user/file.txt /home/user/Desktop/ # scp -P -r user@remote.server.com:/home/user/file.txt /home/user/Desktop/ ..

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Recently, I had to find a connection script for mysql as the clients programmer had gone away. I knew the database username and here is the grep command that found it. # cd /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/httpdocs # grep -r ‘database username’ * * Where database username is the actulay database username in the ples..

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