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find ./ -name '*' -exec rename 's/\s+/_/g' {} \;
(cd /orignl/path tar -cf - . ) | (cd /dst/dir;tar -xvf -)
2009-02-16 09:36:34
Functions: cd tar

uses tar to dump files from /orignl/path to /dst/dir. i find tar's out more readable than cp, and it doesn't mess with modified dates.

growisofs -use-the-force-luke=dao -use-the-force-luke=break:1913760 -dvd-compat -speed=2 -Z /dev/cdrom=XBOX360GAMEHERE.iso
2009-02-16 09:17:37

burn all those sweet iso's from the command line. replace speed=2 with more if your media supports it and you're brave!

find . -type f -name '*.html' -exec grep -H HACKED {} \; > hacklog.txt
2009-02-16 08:57:25
User: nullrouter
Functions: find grep

This will check all .HTML file contents for the word "Hacked" and dump it to hacklog.txt. This is great for located all those files affected by nasty Joomla exploits. Change the .HTML to any other extension you wish to check, and of course the word "HACKED" for other searches.

netstat -anl | grep :80 | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d ":" -f 1 | uniq -c | sort -n | grep -c IPHERE
2009-02-16 08:54:08
User: nullrouter
Functions: awk cut grep netstat sort uniq

This will tell you who has the most Apache connections by IP (replace IPHERE with the actual IP you wish to check). Or if you wish, remove | grep -c IPHERE for the full list.

netstat -pant 2> /dev/null | grep SYN_ | awk '{print $5;}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n | tail -20
2009-02-16 08:49:38

List top 20 IP from which TCP connection is in SYN_RECV state.

Useful on web servers to detect a syn flood attack.

Replace SYN_ with ESTA to find established connections

find / -name \*string\*
2009-02-16 08:43:01
User: tini
Functions: find

run as root and use it fo find file you're looking for.

find . -type f -exec grep -l pattern {} \; | xargs vi +/pattern
xprop | awk '/PID/ {print $3}' | xargs ps h -o pid,cmd
2009-02-16 07:55:19
User: jackhab
Functions: awk ps xargs

This command is useful when you want to know what process is responsible for a certain GUI application and what command you need to issue to launch it in terminal.

command | pbcopy && pbpaste
2009-02-16 07:40:36
User: vaporub
Functions: command

Copies whatever is piped to the pbcopy command to the clipboard.

pbpaste ... well pastes whats on the clipboard.

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
2009-02-16 07:30:54
User: StephSD3
Functions: sudo

when I turn on my wifi, I always have to put in this command in order to make my laptop notice the wifi.

mysqladmin -u username -p create dbname
2009-02-16 07:21:07
User: vaporub

Creates a database that could then be populated with a dump file or application.

qlmanage -p "yourfilename"
2009-02-16 07:15:03
User: vaporub

Where "docname" is the document you want OS-X to image... file.txt, file.pdf, file.mov, etc

curl -s http://checkip.dyndns.org | sed 's/[a-zA-Z<>/ :]//g'
2009-02-16 07:12:01
User: vaporub
Functions: sed

Just another curl command to get your public facing IP

MAC=`(date; cat /proc/interrupts) | md5sum | sed -r 's/^(.{10}).*$/\1/; s/([0-9a-f]{2})/\1:/g; s/:$//;'`
2009-02-16 07:09:43
User: vaporub
Functions: cat md5sum sed

Original author unknown (I believe off of a wifi hacking forum).

Used in conjuction with ifconfig and cron.. can be handy (especially spoofing AP's)

uuencode $file $file | /usr/bin/mailx -s "$file" ${USER}
find ${PATH//:/ } -executable -type f -printf "%f\n"
2009-02-16 06:03:46
User: kamathln
Functions: find

##Dependancies: bash coreutils

Many executables in $PATH have the keyword somewhere other than the beginning in their file names. The command is useful for exploring the executables in $PATH like this.

find ${PATH//:/ } -executable -type f -printf "%f\n" |grep admin









pstree -Gap
2009-02-16 05:50:50
User: fulat2k

G - uses VT100 line drawing

a - shows command line arguments of process

p - prints PID of process

For other options, man pstree :)

find . \( -type d -name .svn -prune \) -o -type d -print
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get autoclean && sudo apt-get autoremove
bzr init .;for file in `ls *.bz2`; do bzr import $file; bzr ci -m $file; done
rgx_match() { python -c "import re; print re.search('$1','$2').groups()"; }
2009-02-16 04:07:54
User: jyro
Functions: python

One can test their python regex matching using this shell function.

for e.g.

rgx_match "translate\s*\(([0-9-.]+),([0-9-.]+)\)" "translate(162.11517,76.817357)"

('162.11517', '76.817357')

sudo dmidecode | more
2009-02-16 03:32:30
User: oreo
Functions: sudo

wanna know something about your hardware? how about EVERYTHING?? then this should do ya well

sudo alsa force-reload
2009-02-16 03:30:13
User: oreo
Functions: sudo

if you lose your sound, this will restart alsa and you will get your sound back

for (( i = 0; i < 100; i++ )); do echo "$i"; done
2009-02-16 03:19:26
User: themattrix
Functions: echo

Print 0 through 99, each on a separate line.