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vim -R /etc/passwd
cd /etc/init.d && sudo ./apache2 start
2010-04-17 16:01:18
User: nco
Functions: cd sudo
-9

This command is designed in order to avoid this error :

/etc/init.d/apache2 force-reload

* Reloading web server config apache2 httpd not running, trying to start

(13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80

no listening sockets available, shutting down

Unable to open logs

[fail]

scp -P 22 /home/svnlabs.txt root@92.178.0.56:/home/svnlabs.txt
2010-01-22 17:21:07
User: lalit241
Functions: scp
Tags: a2zfa file cop
-9

Upload file to remote server using SCP

cd -
apt-cache search php5
2012-09-20 21:14:50
User: sudopeople
Functions: apt
-9

Can't remember what that one package was called? Search for it!

It's also a good idea to run

apt-get update

first.

alias b='cd -'
lynx http://shell-fu.org/
2009-08-20 11:47:35
User: penpen
-9

Today I learned that commandlinefu.com is not a alone in its conquest for further the knowledge about the command line. Allow me to introduce you to http://shell-fu.org/

for i in `seq 100`;do mkdir f{1..100} touch myfile$i mv myfile$i f$i;done
history | grep ssh
2009-04-03 01:35:52
User: haivu
Functions: grep
Tags: bash csh
-9

After seeing the command you wish to repeat, just invoke it using the ! syntax.

FOR /L %i IN (1,1,254) DO ping -n 1 10.254.254.%i | FIND /i "Reply">> c:\ipaddresses.txt
2010-06-29 21:02:21
Functions: ping
-9

documents all active ips on a subnet and saves to txt file.

nautilus `pwd`
find . -type l | xargs file | grep broken
strings /boot/kernel-file | grep 2.6
2009-09-30 06:21:40
Functions: grep strings
-9

recently some in the #linux shared this. to find out the kernel version name from the binary without using uname

dd if=file1 of=file2 seek=1 bs=$(stat -c%s file2)
~<press tab twice>
find -depth . | (while read FULLPATH; do BASENAME=`basename "${FULLPATH}"`; DIRNAME=`dirname "${FULLPATH}"`; mv "${DIRNAME}/${BASENAME}" "${DIRNAME}/${BASENAME// /_}"; done)
2009-03-24 21:04:32
User: mohan43u
Functions: find mv read
-9

Takes filenames and directory names and replace space to '_'.

cat .bash_history | tail -100 | grep {command}
2013-04-10 10:40:52
User: techie
Functions: cat grep tail
-9

I know how hard it is to find an old command running through all the files because you couldn't remember for your life what it was. Heres the solution!! Grep the history for it. depending on how old the command you can head or tail or if you wanted to search all because you cannot think how long ago it was then miss out the middle part of the command. This is a very easy and effective way to find that command you are looking for.

killall -9 <processname>
rush> processes.filter(:cmdline => /mc/).kill
2010-05-01 20:51:18
User: chenge
-9

It's easy to understand and remember. Need ruby and rush to do this.

dd if=yourimage.img of=/dev/sdb1
2009-04-17 23:55:13
User: rissajeanne
Functions: dd
-9

where /dev/sdb1 is the name of your usb device

> filename
cat /dev/hda > ~/hda.iso
*/15 * * * * /path/to/command
2009-08-30 14:53:08
User: sharfah
-9

Instead of using:

0,15,30,45 * * * * /path/to/command

ls -a | sed "s#^#${PWD}/#"
2011-12-16 22:19:06
User: bbbco
Functions: ls sed
Tags: sed ls pwd
-9

Use the -a flag to display all files, including hidden files. If you just want to display regular files, use a -1 (yes, that is the number one). Got this by RTFM and adding some sed magic.

[bbbco@bbbco-dt ~]$ ls -a | sed "s#^#${PWD}/#"

/home/bbbco/.

/home/bbbco/..

/home/bbbco/2011-09-01-00-33-02.073-VirtualBox-2934.log

/home/bbbco/2011-09-10-09-49-57.004-VirtualBox-2716.log

/home/bbbco/.adobe

/home/bbbco/.bash_history

/home/bbbco/.bash_logout

/home/bbbco/.bash_profile

/home/bbbco/.bashrc

...

[bbbco@bbbco-dt ~]$ ls -1 | sed "s#^#${PWD}/#"

/home/bbbco/2011-09-01-00-33-02.073-VirtualBox-2934.log

/home/bbbco/2011-09-10-09-49-57.004-VirtualBox-2716.log

/home/bbbco/cookies.txt

/home/bbbco/Desktop

/home/bbbco/Documents

/home/bbbco/Downloads

...

sudo /Applications/Utilities/Adobe\ Utilities.localized/Adobe\ Updater5/Adobe\ Updater.app/Contents/MacOS/Adobe\ Updater
2009-06-25 08:07:47
User: miccaman
Functions: sudo
Tags: Os X
-9

adobe updater keeps popping up. (normal update fails, probably due to insufficient rights)

(src: http://aricsblog.blogspot.com/2007/12/adobe-updater-crashes-on-mac-os-x-and.html)