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dd if=/dev/sdX of=/root/sdX.bin bs=1M count=1
2009-02-06 17:45:59
User: dhing
Functions: dd
-4

This will copy the first 1MB of your /dev/sdX volume to your /root/sdX.bin file, where SDX is the name of the device you wish to copy the data from (Usually a hard disk)

NOTE: Make sure you capitalize the M in field for BS.

git svn --authors-file=some-authors-file clone svn://address/of/svn/repo new-git-dir
git diff HEAD..rev | git apply --index; git commit
2009-02-06 17:29:46
User: Pistos
Functions: diff
4

Use this to make a new commit that "softly" reverts a branch to some commit (i.e. squashes the history into an inverse patch). You can review the changes first by doing the diff alone.

convert -resize 50%x50% image{,_resize}.jpg
git daemon --reuseaddr --verbose --export-all --base-path=/parent/of/bare/git/repos
2009-02-06 17:25:04
User: Pistos
0

Use this to start git daemon serving all git repos under a path.

tail -f <filename> | grep -C <# of lines to show above and below> <text>
alias scd='dirs -v; echo -n "select number: "; read newdir; cd -"$newdir"'
cflow file.c | grep ':$' | sed 's/ <.*//'
tar -cvzf - /source/path | ssh <targethostname> -l <username> dd of=/destination/path/backupfile.tgz
2009-02-06 15:52:09
User: smm
Functions: dd ssh tar
1

Creates a quick backup with tar to a remote host over ssh.

mysqlcheck -a --auto-repair -c -o -uroot -p [DB]
2009-02-06 15:49:16
User: michelem
2

A useful way to do a full check and auto repair damaged databases

pg_dump -U postgres [nomeDB] > db.dump
file !$
2009-02-06 15:41:08
User: leprasmurf
Functions: file
15

Bash shortcut to work with the last argument of your last command

pidof () { ps acx | egrep -i $@ | awk '{print $1}'; }
perl -e "use SOAP::Lite"
2009-02-06 15:26:37
User: leprasmurf
Functions: perl
0

Quick command to check if Perl library is installed on your server.

perl -pe 's/.+;//' ~/.zsh_history | sort | uniq -c | sort -r|head -10
alias rot13='perl -pe "y/A-Za-z/N-ZA-Mn-za-m/;"'
guid(){ lynx -nonumbers -dump http://www.famkruithof.net/uuid/uuidgen | grep "\w\{8\}-" | tr -d ' '; }
perl -le 'print join ", ", map { chomp; $_ } <>'
2009-02-06 12:50:43
User: jozef
Functions: join perl
-1

joins multiple lines to create single line with comma separated values. for example if we have an email addresses one per line (copy&paste from spreadsheet) it will oputput one line with comman separated addresses to put it to email client.

gsed -e :a -e 's/\(<\/[^>]*>\)/\1\n/g;s/\(<br>\)/\1\n/g' page2.txt | sed -n '/<cite>/p;s/<cite>\(.*\)<\/cite>/\1/g' >> output
2009-02-06 12:45:20
User: shrimphead
Functions: sed
-1

From a saved page of google search results, split out all of the links for the results. Useful for creating apache rewrite rules from.

perl -MHTML::Entities -ne 'print encode_entities($_)' /tmp/subor.txt
2009-02-06 12:44:24
User: jozef
Functions: perl
1

Encodes HTML entities from input (file or stdin) so it's possible to directly past the result to a blog or HTML source file.

find ~ -name '*.mp4' | xargs mplayer
rsync -av --progress ./file.txt user@host:/path/to/dir
2009-02-06 11:51:51
User: aoiaoi
Functions: rsync
7

transfer files from localhost to a remotehost.

sed "s/^ABC/+ABC/" <file | sed "s/DEF$/DEF+/" | tr "\n" "~" | tr "+" "\n" | grep "^ABC" | tr "~" "\n"
2009-02-06 11:29:29
User: poboxy
Functions: grep sed tr
2

If the file content is :

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Blah blah blah

ABC

hello blah blah blah

bloh bloh bloh

DEF

Bah bah bah

-

You'll get:

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ABC

hello blah blah blah

bloh bloh bloh

DEF

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