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find dir/ -type f | xargs tail -fqn0
2009-08-21 18:05:12
User: chickenzilla
Functions: find tail xargs
1

The `-q' arg forces tail to not output the name of the current file

curl http://www.phrack.org/archives/tgz/phrack[1-67].tar.gz -o phrack#1.tar.gz
cc -march=native -E -v - </dev/null 2>&1 | grep cc1
2009-08-21 09:47:37
User: manny79
Functions: c++ cc grep
5

You can tell GCC to automatically select optimization commands and produce optimized code for the local machine (the one compiling the code), but you can't normally see what switches have been selected and used unless you append a "-v" and pause compilation.

uptime
pstree -p
1

Shows a less detailed output, made only of the process tree and their pids.

for ((i=1; i<67; i++)) do wget http://www.phrack.org/archives/tgz/phrack${i}.tar.gz -q; done
2009-08-20 23:27:01
User: Abiden
Functions: wget
0

This will download all the phracks! Enjoy!

watch -n .5 "iwlist wlan0 scan"
2009-08-20 23:05:04
User: Abiden
Functions: watch
1

If you're like some individuals who rely on ndiswrapper and cannot use kismet, this command may be of service.

watch -n .5 "iwlist wlan0 scan | egrep 'ESSID|Encryption'"

Or...

watch -n .5 "iwlist wlan0 scan | egrep 'ESSID|Encryption' | egrep 'linksys'"

:-) Hopefully you'll find some dd-wrt compatible routers.

sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
lynx http://shell-fu.org/
2009-08-20 11:47:35
User: penpen
-9

Today I learned that commandlinefu.com is not a alone in its conquest for further the knowledge about the command line. Allow me to introduce you to http://shell-fu.org/

watch() { t=$1; shift; while test :; do clear; date=$(date); echo -e "Every "$t"s: $@ \t\t\t\t $date"; $@; sleep $t; done }
( ( sleep 2h; your-command your-args ) & )
2009-08-19 17:39:11
User: sitaram
Functions: sleep
25

doesn't require "at", change the "2h" to whatever you want... (deafult unit for sleep is seconds)

watch() { while test :; do clear; date=$(date); echo -e "Every "$1"s: $2 \t\t\t\t $date"; $2; sleep $1; done }
sudo iptables-save > /etc/iptables.up.rules
2009-08-19 14:55:05
User: kamiller
Functions: iptables-save sudo
-3

Stores the currently active iptables rules to a file that will be applied upon reboot

sudo iptables-restore < /etc/iptables.test.rules
2009-08-19 14:38:08
User: kamiller
Functions: iptables-restore sudo
Tags: iptables
-2

If you don't save the rule set it won't be applied during a reboot

watch -n 0.5 ssh [user]@[host] mysqladmin -u [mysql_user] -p[password] processlist | tee -a /to/a/file
2009-08-19 14:21:27
User: lunarblu
Functions: ssh tee watch
-1

Locally watch MySQL process list update every 5s on a remote host. While you watch pipe to a file. The file out put is messy though but hey at least you have a history of what you see.

:!>test.txt
echo sleep() begins: %TIME% && FOR /l %a IN (10,-1,1) do (ECHO 1 >NUL %as&ping -n 2 -w 1 127.0.0.1>NUL) && echo sleep() end: %TIME%
2009-08-19 13:43:09
User: pfredrik
Functions: echo
-2

Enable 'sleep' function in Windows environment where this does not exist, although not exact in time. (there is a delay for each ping) This is a simple way to separate commands with a time-period.

find . -type f | grep -rl $'\xEF\xBB\xBF'
2009-08-19 13:27:09
User: pfredrik
Functions: find grep
4

Character: "?" is the Byte Order Mark (BOM) of the Unicode Standard.

Specifically it is the hex bytes EF BB BF, which form the UTF-8 representation of the BOM,

misinterpreted as ISO 8859/1 text instead of UTF-8.

dos2unix file.txt
:%s/^V^M//g
2009-08-19 11:59:22
User: slim
-1

Whereas ^V is CTRL-V.

converts a dos file to unix by removing 0x13 characters

ggdG
ps -ef | awk '/process-name/ && !/awk/ {print}'
2009-08-19 11:22:09
User: dopeman
Functions: awk ps
1

This does the same thing as many of the 'grep' based alternatives but allows a more finite control over the output. For example if you only wanted the process ID you could change the command:

ps -ef | awk '/mingetty/ && !/awk/ {print $2}'

If you wanted to kill the returned PID's:

ps -ef | awk '/mingetty/ && !/awk/ {print $2}' | xargs -i kill {}
watch -n1 'cat /proc/interrupts
cat /proc/cpuinfo
sudo dmesg