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get desired info from machine and pipe it txt file.
Usefull if you want to check if something is applying a dictonary of brute force.
Alternative command for performing an sha1 hash for a given set of files matched by a wildcard
xinput set-prop 13 "Device Enabled" 0
how to disable touchpad, and
xinput set-prop 13 "Device Enabled" 1
how to enable again
regex to match an ip
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
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
Turns regular quotes into curly quotes, also converts hyphens to dashes using a heuristic and outputs the result as UTF-8, suitable to copy/paste into wordprocessor.
requires: http://daringfireball.net/projects/smartypants/ (which does most of the work)
(I renamed smartypants.pl to smartypants before adding it to my $PATH)
Also requrires PHP with the multibyte module installed (its installed by default with PHP, but the sysadmin on one server I use disabled it... presumadly to increase performance or something).
since Mozai said that JSON is a subset of YAML ;)
over works like 'more' or 'less', but it pretty print the source code
Benefit is that it doesn't make you keep the terminal open.
Look search for lines in a file that beginning with a given string.
Same as $ grep ^n /etc/passwd
Add an entry to Microsoft Forefront's "Excluded file and locations". Replace C:\temp\evil.exe with desired folder to exclude. Requires administrative privileges.
Some servers don't have ssh-copy-id, this works in those cases.
It will ask for the destination server, this can be IP, hostname, or user@hostname if different from current user.
Ssh keygen will let you know if a pubkey already exists on your system and you can opt to not overwrite it.
This was tested on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) LTS Server. It returns the name of the symlink within /dev/disk/by-id for the physical drive you specify. Change /dev/sda to the one you want, and replace ata- with scsi- or the appropriate type for your drive.
I used this to pre-configure grub-pc during a non-interactive install because I had to tell it which disk to install grub on, and physical disks don't have a UUID such as that blkid provides.