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udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdc | grep ID_PATH | cut -d'-' -f 2 | xargs -n 1 lspci -s
2015-01-27 15:34:02
User: mhs
Functions: cut grep info lspci xargs
Tags: lspci udevadm
1

Useful for big systems with lots of cards.

(Update: does not work with USB disks)

lstopo -p -v --whole-system --whole-io output.svg
dmidecode --type 9 |egrep 'Bus Address|Designation'
2015-01-27 15:13:59
User: mhs
Functions: egrep
Tags: dmidecode
1

Recent hardware may or may not enumerate *both of* these values

aptitude --purge remove ~i^foo ~i^bar
2015-01-27 15:00:48
User: mhs
Tags: aptitude
1

Could be dangerous, if you have many packages all beginning with 'foo' or 'bar'. This will easily remove them all from your system.

xset b 50 1700 10
ls -l /dev/disk/by-id |grep -v "wwn-" |egrep "[a-zA-Z]{3}$" |sed 's/\.\.\/\.\.\///' |sed -E 's/.*[0-9]{2}:[0-9]{2}\s//' |sed -E 's/->\ //' |sort -k2 |awk '{print $2,$1}' |sed 's/\s/\t/'
2015-01-25 19:29:40
User: lig0n
Functions: awk egrep grep ls sed sort
Tags: zfs disk info
0

This is much easier to parse and do something else with (eg: automagically create ZFS vols) than anything else I've found. It also helps me keep track of which disks are which, for example, when I want to replace a disk, or image headers in different scenarios. Being able to match a disk to the kernels mapping of said drive the disks serial number is very helpful

ls -l /dev/disk/by-id

Normal `ls` command to list contents of /dev/disk/by-id

grep -v "wwn-"

Perform an inverse search - that is, only output non-matches to the pattern 'wwn-'

egrep "[a-zA-Z]{3}$"

A regex grep, looking for three letters and the end of a line (to filter out fluff)

sed 's/\.\.\/\.\.\///'

Utilize sed (stream editor) to remove all occurrences of "../../"

sed -E 's/.*[0-9]{2}:[0-9]{2}\s//'

Strip out all user and permission fluff. The -E option lets us use extended (modern) regex notation (larger control set)

sed -E 's/->\ //'

Strip out ascii arrows "-> "

sort -k2

Sort the resulting information alphabetically, on column 2 (the disk letters)

awk '{print $2,$1}'

Swap the order of the columns so it's easier to read/utilize output from

sed 's/\s/\t/'

Replace the space between the two columns with a tab character, making the output more friendly

For large ZFS pools, this made creating my vdevs immeasurably easy. By keeping track of which disks were in which slot (spreadsheet) via their serial numbers, I was able to then create my vols simply by copying and pasting the full output of the disk (not the letter) and pasting it into my command. Thereby allowing me to know exactly which disk, in which slot, was going into the vdev. Example command below.

zpool create tank raidz2 -o ashift=12 ata-... ata-... ata-... ata-... ata-... ata-...
git branch --merged | grep -v "\*" | xargs -n 1 git branch -d
2015-01-25 00:30:37
User: krizzo
Functions: grep xargs
3

This checks if the branch has been merged with master and then will delete the ones that have been. Keeps your local git repo nice and clean from all the branches.

curl -XGET 'localhost:9200'
2015-01-23 15:01:29
User: paulera
1

Replace localhost:9200 with your server location and port. This is the ElasticSearch's default setup for local instances.

lsof -ns | grep REG | grep deleted | awk '{a[$1]+=$7;}END{for(i in a){printf("%s %.2f MB\n", i, a[i]/1048576);}}'
python -c 'import sys, yaml, json; yaml.safe_dump(json.load(sys.stdin), sys.stdout, allow_unicode=True)' < foo.json > foo.yaml
2015-01-20 15:58:29
User: renoirb
Functions: python
1

If you tried the other Python version of Convert JSON to YAML and you end up with lines that has "!!python/unicode", this version of the command is for you.

(pv -n centos-7.0-1406-x86_64-DVD.img | dd of=/dev/disk4 bs=1m conv=notrunc,noerror) 2>&1 | dialog --gauge "Copying CentOS to USB Stick in /dev/disk4" 10 70 0
hexdump -n6 -e '/1 ":%02X"' /dev/random|sed s/^://g
2015-01-19 03:09:43
User: rubo77
Functions: hexdump sed
3

Generate a random MAC address with capital letters

while ( true ) ; do if [ $(expr $RANDOM % 2 ) -eq 0 ] ; then echo -ne "\xE2\x95\xB1" ; else echo -ne "\xE2\x95\xB2" ; fi ; done
2015-01-17 12:46:37
User: tobi
Functions: echo expr true
1

Generates labyrinth-like pattern on UTF-8 terminal in bash.

For fun ;)

\[command]
2015-01-15 18:31:50
User: tyzbit
1

Most distributions alias cp to 'cp -i', which means when you attempt to copy into a directory that already contains the file, cp will prompt to overwrite. A great default to have, but when you mean to overwrite thousands of files, you don't want to sit there hitting [y] then [enter] thousands of times.

Enter the backslash. It runs the command unaliased, so as in the example, cp will happily overwrite existing files much in the way mv works.

ssh hostname nc -l 9876
svn propset svn:mergeinfo "/trunk:4" .
mkfifo fifo; while true ; do echo "Waiting for new event"; nc -l 8080 < fifo | tee -a proxy.txt /dev/stderr | nc 192.168.0.1 80 > fifo ; done
2015-01-14 09:26:54
User: ynedelchev
Functions: echo mkfifo tee true
5

If you have a client that connects to a server via plain text protocol such as HTTP or FTP, with this command you can monitor the messages that the client sends to the server. Application level text stream will be dumped on the command line as well as saved in a file called proxy.txt.

You have to change 8080 to the local port where you want your client to connect to. Change also 192.168.0.1 to the IP address of the destination server and 80 to the port of the destination server.

Then simply point your client to localhost 8080 (or whatever you changed it to).

The traffic will be redirected to host 192.168.0.1 on port 80 (or whatever you changed them to).

Any requests from the client to the server will be dumped on the console as well as in the file "proxy.txt".

Unfortunately the responses from the server will not be dumped.

if [ "${SSH_CLIENT%% *}" == "ipaddr" ]; then command; fi
2015-01-13 22:09:38
User: snipertyler
Tags: ssh
4

Place in ~/.bashrc

If you login to a ssh server from different ips, sometimes you want to do something specific for each.

e.g., quickly go into screen -x session from a phone, but not your desktop.

tar -cvj --exclude-vcs -f archive.tar.bz2 somedirectory
2015-01-13 14:55:41
User: fr00tyl00p
Functions: tar
0

You can create a backup of a directory which does not contain disturbing .svn and similar directories with that command.

xset -b
2015-01-13 14:45:24
User: fr00tyl00p
1

Execute this command in a terminal to disable the system-bell during X-session lifetime.

less -S somefile
ffmpeg -i "$fin" -c copy -copyts "${fin%.*}.mp4"
ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -f ~/.ssh/<ROLE>_rsa -C "Comment goes here"
2015-01-11 17:52:21
User: krizzo
Functions: ssh ssh-keygen
Tags: ssh-keygen
0

This is just a default ssh-keygen command. Prompts for a password that you can use to secure the keys more and uses a higher bit value than the default along with naming the key something other than id_rsa for better file identification.

avconv -i ka-ching.flv -acodec copy -vcodec copy ka-ching.mkv