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watch -n 60 du /var/log/messages
alias clear='( for ((i=1;i<$LINES;i++)) ; do echo "" ; done ) ; clear'
2009-10-27 14:38:31
User: Marcio
Functions: alias echo
-3

If you receives a lot of compiling errors, type 'clear', then reedit your code and press "SHIFT+PGUP".

export PROMPT_COMMAND='( x=$? ; let x!=0 && echo shell returned $x )'
STAT=`curl http://www.whatismyip.org/`; curl -u YourUserName:YourPassword -d status=$STAT http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
2009-10-26 23:02:30
User: m33600
-1

Easy way to find your computers IP in one place, ie, twitter

It suppress the need of dyndns clients and remembering the complex names they give you.

I put it inside KAlarm ( the cron GUI for KDE, ubuntu), to update my ip every 3 minutes.

I did not add the cron statements to keep the code clean.

shopt -s cdable_vars
2009-10-26 22:10:56
User: haivu
Tags: bash shell
4

Usage:

mydir=/very/long/path/to/a/dir cd mydir

I often need to cd where no man wants to go (i.e. long path). by enabling the shell option cdable_vars, I can tell cd to assume the destination is the name of a variable.

dpigs
awk 'BEGIN {for(i=1;i<=100;i++)sum+=i}; END {print sum}' /dev/null
2009-10-26 18:24:57
User: dennisw
Functions: awk
Tags: awk
0

Calculating series with awk only, no need for seq: add numbers from 1 to 100

Variations:

1+3+...+(2n-1) = n^2

awk 'BEGIN {for(i=1;i<=19;i+=2)sum+=i}; END {print sum}' /dev/null # displays 100

1/2 + 1/4 + ... = 1

awk 'BEGIN {for(i=1;i<=10;i++)sum+=1/(2**i)}; END {print sum}' /dev/null # displays 0.999023
ssh-keygen -l -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.pub && ssh-keygen -l -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key.pub
2009-10-26 17:52:41
Functions: ssh ssh-keygen
Tags: ssh bash
4

Get your server's fingerprints to give to users to verify when they ssh in. Publickey locations may vary by distro. Fingerprints should be provided out-of-band.

curl http://www.whatismyip.org/
flip -u $FILE
2009-10-26 17:33:26
Tags: flip
0

conversely, you can type

flip -m

to convert the file back to MS line endings.

tr -d '\r\n' < input_file.txt > output_file.txt
2009-10-26 16:12:21
User: nadavkav
Functions: tr
3

Remove CR LF (CRLF) from a text file. use man:tr to get more info about removing other characters from a file. and even character to character replacements.

curl -s checkip.dyndns.org | grep -Eo '[0-9\.]+'
getdji (){local url sedcmd;url='http://finance.yahoo.com/q?d=t&s=^DJI';sedcmd='/(DJI:.*)/,/Day.*/!d;s/^ *//g;';sedcmd="$sedcmd/Change:/s/Down / -/;/Change:/s/Up / +/;";sedcmd="$sedcmd/Open:/s//& /";lynx -dump "$url" | sed "$sedcmd"; }
w3m http://amit-agarwal.co.in/mystuff/getip_txt.php will return the ip in text format.
w3m miip.cl | grep ip
2009-10-26 01:40:37
User: Cont3mpo
Functions: grep
-2

See external ip with w3m, simple and fast.

On a web site from Chile (spanish).

lynx --dump "http://checkip.dyndns.org"
sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /mnt/sdb1
git ls-files | while read i; do git blame $i | sed -e 's/^[^(]*(//' -e 's/^\([^[:digit:]]*\)[[:space:]]\+[[:digit:]].*/\1/'; done | sort | uniq -ic | sort -nr
2009-10-25 09:40:01
User: pipping
Functions: read sed sort uniq
Tags: statistics git
-1

You'll run into trouble if you have files w/ missing newlines at the end. I tried to use

PAGER='sed \$q' git blame

and even

PAGER='sed \$q' git -p blame

to force a newline at the end, but as soon as the output is redirected, git seems to ignore the pager.

sed -n '/test/{/error\|critical\|warning/d;p}' somefile
2009-10-25 09:07:00
User: pipping
Functions: sed
2

That's what the sed command should've been, sorry.

dpkg-query -Wf '${Installed-Size}\t${Package}\n' | sort -n
git ls-files | xargs -n1 -d'\n' -i git-blame {} | perl -n -e '/\s\((.*?)\s[0-9]{4}/ && print "$1\n"' | sort -f | uniq -c -w3 | sort -r
2009-10-25 01:44:03
User: askedrelic
Functions: perl sort uniq xargs
Tags: statistics git
4

Figures out total line contribution per author for an entire GIT repo. Includes binary files, which kind of mess up the true count.

If crashes or takes too long, mess with the ls-file option at the start:

git ls-files -x "*pdf" -x "*psd" -x "*tif" to remove really random binary files

git ls-files "*.py" "*.html" "*.css" to only include specific file types

Based off my original SVN version: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/2787/prints-total-line-count-contribution-per-user-for-an-svn-repository

ssh -g -L 8080:localhost:80 root@$HOST
2009-10-24 20:56:00
User: kayowas
Functions: ssh
-2

Forward connections to $HOSTNAME:8080 out to $HOST:80

nethogs -p eth0
2009-10-24 19:43:31
23

Nethogs is a useful tool for monitor bandwidth consumption by pid. Tested on Debian an CentOs

Convert Windows/DOS Text Files to Uni
sed -n /start_pattern/,/stop_pattern/p file.txt