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mount -o auto -t ntfs /dev/hda1 /windows
2009-02-16 10:45:06
User: RonaldConco
Functions: mount
-2

if the command is successful , you will get no output - only if an error has occurred will there be output

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
1

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
1

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
0

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
3

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
3

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
-3

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
8

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
4

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
-7

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
-2

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
-1

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
12

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
15

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
5

##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

lpadmin

time-admin

network-admin

svnadmin

users-admin

django-admin

shares-admin

services-admin

pstree -Gap
2009-02-16 05:50:50
User: fulat2k
3

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
1

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
9

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
-5

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