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pwgen
2009-03-28 11:43:21
User: mpb
6

See: "man pwgen" for full details.

Some Linux distros may not have pwgen included in the base distribution

so you maye have to install it (eg in Mandriva Linux: "urpmi pwgen").

sudo firefox -install-global-extension /path/to/add-on
2009-03-28 11:11:12
User: cammarin
Functions: sudo
Tags: firefox
17

To install a theme use:

sudo firefox -install-global-theme /path/to/theme

You can get the .xpi or .jar file from the versions history on the add-on/theme page.

NOTE: may not work in your system (Debian-based is an example).

mplayer -vo aa <video file>
wget -c -t 1 --load-cookies ~/.cookies/rapidshare <URL>
2009-03-28 09:13:35
User: cammarin
Functions: wget
6

The download content part.

NOTE: the '-c' seems to not work very well and the download stuck at 99% sometimes. Just finish wget with no problem. Also, the download may restart after complete. You can also cancel. I don't know if it is a wget or Rapidshare glitch since I don't have problems with Megaupload, for example.

UPDATE: as pointed by roebek the restart glitch can be solved by the "-t 1" option. Thanks a lot.

wget --save-cookies ~/.cookies/rapidshare --post-data "login=USERNAME&password=PASSWORD" -O - https://ssl.rapidshare.com/cgi-bin/premiumzone.cgi > /dev/null
2009-03-28 09:12:02
User: cammarin
Functions: wget
4

In order to do that, first you need to save a cookie file with your account info. These commands do it (maybe you need to create the '.cookies' dir before). Also, you need to check the "Direct downloads" option on the Premium Zone >> Settings tab.

You need to do this once (as long you maintain the file or your Rapidshare Premium account).

apg -a 0 -n 10
:1,$d
2009-03-28 02:28:19
User: acirulli
Tags: vim vi
3

Within vi allow to empty a text file in one shot

!}sort
2009-03-28 00:18:39
User: mpb
12

The vi key sequence !}command will send the file contents from the cursor

to the next blank line as STDOUT to the command specified

and replace that sequence of file lines with the output of the command.

For example: sorting a block of data - !}sort

The sequence !{command will do the same but "upwards" (from the current position towards the start of the file.

chmod +x FILES
sudo chmod -R g=u-w,g+X *
ls -Sl * | head
2009-03-27 23:20:32
User: colinpj
Functions: ls
-4

head by default displays first ten lines of its output. Use 'head -nXX' to display the XX largest files

base64 -d <<< aHR0cDovL3d3dy50d2l0dGVyc2hlZXAuY29tL3Jlc3VsdHMucGhwP3U9Y29tbWFuZGxpbmVmdQo=
2009-03-27 23:20:23
User: stu
15

apart from not being generalisable to all shells, `Y <<< X` seems nicer to me than `echo X | Y`, e.g.

&lt;&lt;&lt; lol cat;

it reads easier, you type less, and it also looks cool

kill -9 $$
2009-03-27 23:13:53
User: stu
Functions: kill
Tags: history exit
28

this exits bash without saving the history. unlike explicitly disabling the history in some way, this works anywhere, and it works if you decide *after* issuing the command you don't want logged, that you don't want it logged

... $$ ( or ${$} ) is the pid of the current bash instance

this also works perfectly in shells that don't have $$ if you do something like

kill -9 `readlink /proc/self`
netstat -atn | awk ' /tcp/ {printf("%s\n",substr($4,index($4,":")+1,length($4) )) }' | sed -e "s/://g" | sort -rnu | awk '{array [$1] = $1} END {i=32768; again=1; while (again == 1) {if (array[i] == i) {i=i+1} else {print i; again=0}}}'
2009-03-27 20:38:43
User: mpb
Functions: awk netstat sed sort
4

Some commands (such as netcat) have a port option but how can you know which ports are unused?

service --status-all | grep running
2009-03-27 19:53:30
User: Williebee
Functions: grep
1

A quick way to list services running

:g:^\s*#.*:m0
2009-03-27 18:56:36
User: jnash
4

Python comments begin with a #. Modify to suit other languages.

Other uses: Instead of m0 use m$ for end of file or d for deleting all comments.

perl -pi -e 's/foo/bar/g' $(grep -rl foo ./*)
2009-03-27 17:21:35
User: dopeman
Functions: grep perl
Tags: perl
-1

This command will replace all instances of 'foo' with 'bar' in all files in the current working directory and any sub-directories.

perl -pi -e 's/foo/bar/g' $(grep -l foo ./*)
2009-03-27 17:18:08
User: dopeman
Functions: grep perl
-1

This command will replace all instances of 'foo' with 'bar' in all files in the current working directory.

rename 's/.*/[it]$&/' *.pdf
iptables -F && iptables -X && iptables -P INPUT ACCEPT && iptables -OUTPUT ACCEPT
2009-03-27 15:03:54
User: lme
Functions: iptables
Tags: Linux iptables
0

This turns your iptables packet filter to a "Allow any from any to any" filter, so you can rule out any filtering issues when you have a problem to enable a connection from or to your host.

To re-enable it, run /etc/init.d/iptables restart

vlc -vvv http://mafreebox.freebox.fr/freeboxtv/playlist.m3u --sout '#transcode{vcodec=mp2v,vb=384,scale=0.5,acodec=vorbis,ab=48,channels=1}:standard{access=http,mux=ogg,url=:12345}' -I ncurses 2> /dev/null
2009-03-27 14:29:27
User: pronoiaque
4

You can watch channels of your freebox, everywhere. With " vlc http://your-ip:12345 " on the client and ncurses vlc interface on the host. et voila

find ./ -name '*.JPG' -type f -execdir rename -f 'y/A-Z/a-z/' {} \+
2009-03-27 13:49:56
User: pronoiaque
Functions: find rename
2

Change files case, without modify directories, recursively.

... fucking vfat

find ./ -iname "*.mp3" -type f -printf "mv '%p' '%p'\n" | sed -e "s/mp3'$/mp3'/I" | sh
2009-03-27 13:42:40
User: jnash
Functions: find sed
-1

Extensible to other ugly extensions like *.JPG, *.Jpg etc..

Leave out the last pipe to sh to perform a dry run.

mogrify -format jpg -quality 80 -resize 800 *.jpg
2009-03-27 13:30:26
User: pronoiaque
3

To resize photos without changing exif datas, pretty cool for gps tagging.

(Require ImageMagick)

netstat -an | grep -i listen