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find . -name "*.php" | xargs egrep -i -s 'specialFunction' > searchresult.txt
2009-02-23 15:25:49
User: tb323
Functions: egrep find xargs
-4

Will search recursively and output the searchResult.txt in the same folder you are located.

date -ud "1970/01/01 00:29:36" +%s
2011-11-01 17:02:46
User: frans
Functions: date
Tags: echo date time
-4

uses the -u switch for UTC

Another way could be

echo $(($(date -ud "00:29:36" +%s)%86400))
sudo shutdown 3600 -P
2013-04-14 16:14:23
Functions: shutdown sudo
-4

You can easily stop shutdowning process by CTRL+C

ifdata -pa eth0
ls -l | sed -e 's/--x/1/g' -e 's/-w-/2/g' -e 's/-wx/3/g' -e 's/r--/4/g' -e 's/r-x/5/g' -e 's/rw-/6/g' -e 's/rwx/7/g' -e 's/---/0/g'
date -j -v1d -v-0m -v-1d +'%m %d %Y'
2010-03-04 17:47:51
User: drewk
Functions: date
-4

This produces a parseable output of the last day of the month in future or past. Change the '-v-0m' to be a month plus or minus from the current system time.

echo "$(od -An -N4 -tu4 /dev/urandom) % 5 + 1" | bc
(echo "" | xsel -o) ; (programa | wgetpaste -s dpaste | awk '{print $7}' | xsel -ai)
2010-03-05 09:31:30
User: dvinchi666
Functions: awk echo
Tags: pipes paste
-4

manda la salida de un comando hacia un servicio de paste y coloca la url de ese paste en el portapapeles

wget -q -O - checkip.dyndns.org|sed -e 's/.*Current IP Address: //' -e 's/<.*$//'
echo -n "Press any key to continue..." && read
2009-11-06 22:49:46
User: matthewbauer
Functions: echo
-4

This works on some other version of read.

tar -xfv archive.zip
2010-10-14 08:19:16
User: vxbinaca
Functions: tar
-4

Simplicity tends to win out on commandlinefu.com Also, why type multiple filenames when range operators work too. Saves finger abuse and time and reduces the chances for mistakes.

sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
2011-04-26 21:12:06
User: renich
Functions: echo sync
-4

It clears caches from memory. It works fine on CentOS and Fedora. It will show you how much memory you need, for real.

cowsay `fortune` | toilet --gay -f term
curl http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Internet_top-level_domains | grep "<tr valign=\"top\">" | awk -F">" '{ print $5 }' | awk -F"<" '{ print $1 }'
2012-12-24 21:00:36
User: sxiii
Functions: awk grep
-4

Oneliner to get domain names list of all existing domain names (from wikipedia)

alias apt-get='sudo apt-get'
2009-02-10 22:45:49
User: mogsie
Functions: alias
-4

apt-get must be run as root, and it is useless to run it as your own user. So just run it as root. Saves you the "sudo !!" every time you're adding a package.

unzip \*.zip
2009-03-26 02:36:28
User: tiagofischer
Tags: unzip
-4

"unzip *.zip" doesn't work as expected, because unzip handle wildcards in a different way.

You just need to escape the wildcard or do in another way:

for f in *.zip; do unzip "$f"; done
hostinfo.sh
2009-02-11 01:15:14
User: kongxx
-4

#!/bin/sh

_HOSTNAME=`hostname`

_HOSTTYPE=`echo $HOSTTYPE`

_MACHINETYPE=`echo $MACHTYPE`

_OSTYPE=`echo $OSTYPE`

_VENDOR=`echo $VENDOR`

_KERNEL=`uname -r | awk -F- '{print $1}'`

_GLIBC=`ls /lib/libc-*.so | awk -F- '/lib/ {print $2}' | awk -F. '{print $1"."$2}'`

_MEM=`cat /proc/meminfo | awk '/MemTotal/ {print $2 $3}'`

_CPU=`cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep 'cpu MHz' | awk '{print $4}'`

echo '=============================='

echo 'HOSTNAME ' $_HOSTNAME

echo 'HOSTTYPE ' $_HOSTTYPE

echo 'MACHINETYPE ' $_MACHINETYPE

echo 'OSTYPE ' $_OSTYPE

echo 'VENDOR ' $_VENDOR

echo 'KERNEL ' $_KERNEL

echo 'GLIBC ' $_GLIBC

echo 'MEM INFO ' $_MEM

echo 'CPU INFO ' $_CPU

echo '=============================='

alias ltr 'ls -altr'
2011-06-11 03:22:13
User: drb532
Functions: alias
-4

Create an alias to list all contents of the current directory in "reverse" time order. Thus the last modified file will appear just above your next prompt. Useful for remembering where you left off modifying files in a folder or just noting recent changes.

csh format but bash syntax similar

unlink <linkname>
2009-03-12 01:52:24
User: topgun553
Functions: unlink
-4

if you had a symbolic link called "oldLink" in the current folder then you would want to do

unlink oldLink

http://goosh.org
2009-08-29 12:19:34
User: unixbhaskar
Tags: web browser
-4

You can try it . Nice shell interface to search google from the command line.Visit http://goosh.org in your browser.

find . -type f | while read f; do chmod -x "$f"; done
moon-buggy
2009-04-22 05:41:40
User: eastwind
-4

sudo apt-get install moon-buggy

An ascii 2D game where you control a mooncar and try to avoid moonhole by jumping (press space )

VARIABLE="VALUE" COMMAND
2009-03-12 07:04:44
User: magmax
-4

Allows you to change the value of an environment variable only for the execution of the command in the line. (corrected)

sed -i -n '/%/p' *.php