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rkhunter --check
2009-08-30 12:53:33
User: unixbhaskar
Tags: Security shell
-2

rkhunter (Rootkit Hunter) is a Unix-based tool that scans for rootkits, backdoors and possible local exploits. rkhunter is a shell script which carries out various checks on the local system to try and detect known rootkits and malware. It also performs checks to see if commands have been modified, if the system startup files have been modified, and various checks on the network interfaces, including checks for listening applications.

if test -w $1; then vim $1; else sudo vim $1; fi
2010-08-14 13:28:32
User: srepmub
Functions: sudo test vim
Tags: vim sudo tee
-2

this avoids several VIM warnings, which I seem too stupid to disable: warning, readonly! and: file and buffer have changed, reload?!

for i in *; do echo "$i"; done | shuf -n1
2011-03-17 17:48:42
User: johnraff
Functions: echo
Tags: bash random
-2

Choose random file from current folder. Avoids using ls.

find . -maxdepth 1 -type f -print0 | xargs -0 -i cp ./{}{,.bak}
2009-03-12 16:02:13
User: voyeg3r
Functions: cp find xargs
-2

"." is current dir, maxdepth is the level, -print0 | xargs -0 fix spaces in names, -i interactive , ./ is the current dir {} actual name , and {,.bak} is the atual name + bak

search="whatyouwant";data=$(grep "$search" * -R --exclude-dir=.svn -B2 -A2);for((i=$(echo "$data" | wc -l);$i>0;i=$(($i-6)) )); do clear;echo "$data"| tail -n $i | head -n 5; read;done
2011-08-29 18:14:16
User: Juluan
Functions: echo grep head tail wc
-2

Not perfect but working (at least on the project i wrote it ;) )

Specify what you want search in var search, then it grep the folder and show one result at a time.

Press enter and then it will show the next result.

It can work bad on result in the firsts lines, and it can be improved to allow to come back.

But in my case (a large project, i was checking if a value wasn't used withouth is corresponding const and the value is "1000" so there was a lot of result ...) it was perfect ;)

memnum=$(awk '{ print $2 }' /proc/meminfo |head -n1); echo "$memnum / 1024 / 1024" | bc -l
2011-11-08 16:28:25
User: wekoch
Functions: awk bc echo head
-2

Probably more trouble than its worth, but worked for the obscure need.

ls -la | tee ~/log.txt
python -m SimpleHTTPServer
2011-02-12 11:40:56
User: soissons
Functions: python
-2

"this command line isn't mine but i find it very useful" ^^

This one-liner starts a dedicated server hosting (web server) on port 8000 with the contents of current directory on all the interfaces (address 0.0.0.0), not just localhost. If you have "index.html" or "index.htm" files, it will serve those, otherwise it will list the contents of the currently working directory.

It works because python comes with a standard module called SimpleHTTPServer. The -m argument makes python to search for a module named SimpleHTTPServer.py in all the possible system locations (listed in sys.path and $PYTHONPATH shell variable). Once found, it executes it as a script. If you look at the source code of this module, you'll find that this module tests if it's run as a script if __name__ == '__main__', and if it is, it runs the test() method that makes it run a web server in the current directory.

curl www.whatismyip.org
2011-08-29 21:11:27
User: lilster
-2

Simple external IP checker, there are many on here but this one works and seems to be the shortest option I can find.

curl icanhazip.com
explorer /select,[file]
mtop se -1
2011-06-14 19:12:13
User: 0disse0
Tags: mysql mtop
-2

mtop allows you to monitor the operation of a MySQL application in real time. See, among the high, the number of queries performed per second, slower queries, the number of active processes.

To install on Ubuntu

sudo apt-get-y install mtop

wajig large
ip addr show eth0 | grep ether | awk '{print $2}'
2011-05-01 19:54:46
User: ryanc
Functions: awk grep
Tags: Network Linux
-2

Linux specific, requires iproute2 (but most distros have that by default now)

eval "`dircolors -b`"
2009-03-27 05:37:04
User: isaacs
Functions: eval
Tags: ls
-2

If you put this in your .bashrc, you might also want to add this to make it use the colors by default:

alias ls="ls --color=auto"
localIP() { ifconfig ${1:--a} | sed '/Link encap\|inet\|6 addr/!d;s/Link encap.*$//;s/.*inet addr:\([0-9\.]*\).*/\1/g;s/.*inet6 addr: \(.*\) .*/\1/g' ; }
2011-03-20 04:59:54
User: vando
Functions: ifconfig sed
-2

If you don't send an interface, it shows private IP address of all interfaces

echo "-------------" >> nicinfo.txt; echo "computer name x" >> nicinfo.txt; ifconfig | grep status >> nicinfo.txt; ifconfig | grep inet >> nicinfo.txt; ifconfig | grep ether >> nicinfo.txt; hostinfo | grep type >> nicinfo.txt;
command >&-
more /var/log/auth.log |grep "month"|grep ipop|grep "failed"|wc -l
2010-03-12 18:48:53
User: efuoax
Functions: grep more wc
-2

Usefull if you want to check if something is applying a dictonary of brute force.

sha1sum * >> SHA1SUMS
2010-05-05 18:14:52
User: manny79
Functions: sha1sum
-2

Alternative command for performing an sha1 hash for a given set of files matched by a wildcard

xinput list | grep -i touchpad
2011-03-20 14:22:14
User: 0disse0
Functions: grep
-2

then

xinput set-prop 13 "Device Enabled" 0

how to disable touchpad, and

xinput set-prop 13 "Device Enabled" 1

how to enable again

"intelligenti pauca"

echo "123.32.12.134" | grep -P '([01]?\d\d?|2[0-4]\d|25[0-5])\.([01]?\d\d?|2[0-4]\d|25[0-5])\.([01]?\d\d?|2[0-4]\d|25[0-5])\.([01]?\d\d?|2[0-4]\d|25[0-5])'
netstat -atn | grep :22 | grep ESTABLISHED | awk '{print $4}' | sed 's/:22//'
find <path> -name "*.tgz" -or -name "*.tar.gz" | while read file; do echo "$file: "; tar -tzf $file; done
2009-11-10 20:39:04
User: polaco
Functions: echo find read tar
Tags: find tar list
-2

This script will list all the files in the tarballs present on any folder or subfolder of the provided path. The while loop is for echoing the file name of the tarball before listing the files, so the tarball can be identified

on the listening side: sudo nc -lp 2022 | sudo tar -xvf - and on the sending side: tar -cvzf - ./*| nc -w 3 name_of_listening_host 2022
2009-03-27 09:59:33
User: smcpherson
Functions: sudo tar
Tags: netcat
-2

This is useful for sending data between 2 computers that you have shell access to. Uses tar compression during transfer. Files are compressed & uncompressed automatically. Note the trailing dash on the listening side that makes netcat listen to stdin for data.

on the listening side:

sudo nc -lp 2022 | sudo tar -xvf -

explanation: open netcat to -l listen on -p port 2022, take the data stream and pipe to tar -x extract, -v verbose, -f using file filename - means "stdin"

on the sending side:

tar -cvzf - ./*| nc -w 3 name_of_listening_host 2022

explanation: compress all files in current dir using tar -c create, -v verbose, -f using file, - filename - here means "stdout" because we're tar -c instead of tar -x, -w3 wait 3 seconds on stream termination and then end the connection to the listening host name_of_listening_host, on port 2022