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for x in *.pgp do `cat /file_with_the_passphrase.dat|(gpg --batch --no-tty --yes --passphrase-fd=0 --decrypt `basename $x`; ) > 'dump_content.dat'` done;
cat -n $file | tail -n 100 && head -n number-of-lines-you-want-to-keep > newfile
2009-02-15 01:02:10
User: bbelt16ag
Functions: cat head tail
-1

tells you the number of lines in said file, and then tail the last 100 lines ( or how many are messed up) then u take the total amount of lines and then subract the 100 or so lines u DONT WANT, then do a head -n $new_number and then redirect it to new file.db

doskey l=dir /OD $*
2009-02-15 00:29:23
User: VonC
-7

doskey is the Windows cmd.exe equivalent of the Unix alias. '$*' means 'all parameters'

This example is like alias l='ls -alrt': it will display files from oldest to newest, for one or more directories.

doskey /MACROS list macros defined for cmd.exe, like 'alias' list aliases defined for the current Unix shell.

cd \
2009-02-14 21:53:51
User: VonC
Functions: cd
-33

Useful to quickly get back to the Windows root directory of the current drive from a sub-directory within that drive.

Works also without space between 'cd' and backslash: 'cd\' or 'cd \' have the same effect

driverquery /si /fo table
2009-02-14 18:54:15
User: Williebee
1

Show device drivers and their properties, including digital signatures /si and in table format /fo.

cat welcome | wall
2009-02-14 18:12:50
User: Williebee
Functions: cat
-3

Show message in file "welcome" to all logged in terminal users.

touch <filename>
> filename
alias rk='d=$(dcop|grep $PPID) && s=$(dcop $d konsole currentSession) && dcop $d $s renameSession'
2009-02-14 00:02:43
User: wwest4
Functions: alias
1

usage: renam

in a script you must replace $PPID with $(awk '{print $4}' /prod/$PPID/stat)

git config --global alias.log1 "log --pretty=oneline --abbrev-commit"
2009-02-13 23:38:42
User: bartman
0

This command limits the oputut of git log to one-line per commit and an abbreviated commit ID.

find -printf '%u %g\n' | sort | uniq
2009-02-13 22:42:49
User: leper421
Functions: find sort
8

find -printf '%u\n' | sort | uniq #just users

find -printf '%g\n' | sort | uniq #just groups

PS1='$PWD$ '
2009-02-13 22:00:57
User: Aldiansblog
-2

If you have tried to change your prompt and made a mistake, use this command to retrieve a standard prompt.

If you used the export command when you changed your prompt, also use it there:

export PS1='$PWD$ '

gconftool-2 --set "/system/http_proxy/use_http_proxy" --type boolean true
2009-02-13 22:00:52
User: Kysic
0

Solution to activate (or deactivate with false instead of true) the global mandatory proxy under Ubuntu (not tested elsewhere).

Others keys you can configure :

gconftool-2 --set "/system/http_proxy/host" --type string "

gconftool-2 --set "/system/http_proxy/port" --type int 8080

gconftool-2 --set "/system/http_proxy/ignore_hosts" --type list --list-type string ["localhost","127.0.0.1","*.local"]

gconftool-2 --set "/system/proxy/mode" --type string manual

PS1='$'
2009-02-13 21:58:42
User: Aldiansblog
-1

When you need to work a long time in the same directory, which prompt is of the type:

bob@ubuntu:~/directory1/directory2/directory3/directory4/directory5$

it is better to hide all this with the command PS1='$'

To retrieve a normal prompt, type: PS1='$PWD$ '

while [ 0 ]; do expr 2365200000 \- `date +%s` \- `date --date "YYYY-mm-dd HH:MM:ss" +%s`; sleep 1; clear; done
2009-02-13 20:02:37
User: wwest4
Functions: expr sleep
1

watch the seconds of your life tick away - replace YYYY-mm-dd HH:MM:ss w/ your birthtime.

export PS1='\[\e]0;\h \u \w\a\]\n\[\e[0;34m\]\u@\h \[\e[33m\]\w\[\e[0;32m\]\n\$ '
2009-02-13 19:49:17
User: OS2
Functions: export
1

used in an if-then-else in case the default shell is ksh, not bash.

The $(basename ${0#-}) is handy to echo which shell and strip the dash some flavors put in front of "bash"

if [ $(basename ${0#-}) == "bash" ] ; then

export PS1='\[\e]0;\h \u \w\a\]\n\[\e[0;34m\]\u@\h \[\e[33m\]\w\[\e[0;32m\]\n\$ '

else

HOST=`hostname`

ESC=`echo "\033"`

BEL=`echo "\007"`

RAW=`echo "\r"`

export PS1='-${RAW}${ESC}]0;${HOST} ${USER}${BEL}-${ESC}[0;34m${USER}${ESC}[0m@${ESC}[0;34m${HOST%%.*}${ESC}[0;33m${ESC}[0m $ '

fi

echo $(( (1234567890 - `date -u +\%s`) / 60 / 60 ))
sudo apt-get install preload
2009-02-13 19:34:57
User: danfernbanck
Functions: install sudo
-7

this application monitors the apps you use most often and load them into memory with their libraries and other dependencies.

So now, when you launch Firefox or Thunderbird or OpenOffice, the display is immediate as on Mac.

ls -l | awk '{k=0;for(i=0;i<=8;i++)k+=((substr($1,i+2,1)~/[rwx]/)*2^(8-i));if(k)printf("%0o ",k);print}'
2009-02-13 19:20:54
User: iArno
Functions: awk ls
6

Do ls with permissions written in octal form.

wget -p --convert-links http://www.foo.com
2009-02-13 19:02:08
User: damniel
Functions: wget
8

The example will create a directory called "

Caveats: @imports of css files will not be converted.

kill -9 $(pidof *program*)
date -R -d @1234567890
sed -e "/$USER/d;s/:.*//g" /etc/group | sed -e :a -e '/$/N;s/\n/ /;ta'
sed -e :a -e '/$/N;s/\n/ /;ta' <filename>
htpdate -P proxy www.google.com www.yahoo.com www.commandlinefu.com
2009-02-13 17:31:11
User: piyo
-2

HTP (HTTP Time Protocol) is an alternative way of getting "good enough" synchronized time. htpdate will give you near-second accuracy.

It works where NTP/SNTP does not because of firewalls and proxies. Of course, if NTP/SNTP can be used, use that instead.

http://www.clevervest.com/twiki/bin/view/HTP

htp is not in Ubuntu!