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ifconfig -a|grep Bcast:|cut -d\: -f2|awk '{print $1}'
ps -axgu | cut -f1 -d' ' | sort -u
ifconfig -a | awk '/Bcast/{print $2}' | cut -c 5-19
wget -O gsplitter.crx "https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx?response=redirect&x=id%3Dlnlfpoefmdfplomdfppalohfbmlapjjo%26uc%26lang%3Den-US&prod=chrome&prodversion=8.0.552.224" ; google-chrome --load-extension gspliter.crx
2010-12-14 19:12:18
User: strzel_a
Functions: wget

Download Gsplitter extension, and execute it with Chrome !

Or download it here :


buf () {oldname=$1; if [ "$oldname" != "" ]; then datepart=$(date +%Y-%m-%d); firstpart=`echo $oldname | cut -d "." -f 1`; newname=`echo $oldname | sed s/$firstpart/$firstpart.$datepart/`; cp -i ${oldname} ${newname}; fi }
2010-12-14 19:58:34
User: Seebi
Functions: cp cut date sed

This backup function preserve the file suffix allowing zsh suffix aliases and desktop default actions to work with the backup file too.

egrep '(expr1|expr2)' file
2011-07-14 14:22:11
User: evandrix
Functions: egrep

to find occurances of expr1 OR expr2

msiexec.exe /i product.msi /l* c:\folder\LogFileName.txt
apt-get remove `deborphan`
mv file_name.extension ..
2009-03-09 15:35:58
User: takealeft
Functions: mv

cd into the directory that contains the file.

this is just the usual move command but shortcut'd.

say you wanted to move a photo img1.png from ~/photos/holidayphotos into the parent directory which is ~/photos

command would be:

~/photos/holidayphotos$ mv img1.png ..

I use Ubuntu so this'll work in debian but not sure what else.

check(){ power=$(acpi -a) ; if [[ $power == *on-line* ]] ; then echo "supply is on"; else echo "somebody is steeling your laptop"; amixer -c0 set Master 100+ unmute ; mpg123 nuclear-alarm.mp3 ; fi } ;while true; do check ; sleep 2 ; done
2011-12-10 13:42:52
User: hoodie

Checks whether your power supply is still plugged in.

If not it will trigger an alarm at maximum volume.

#Client# cat "The Meters - People Say.mp3" | nc -vv 8080; #Server# nc -vv -l -s -p 8080 | mpg123 -v -
2010-01-30 08:50:17
User: Abiden
Functions: cat mpg123

I think I picked this one up from Hak5 (yeah I know.. kinda lame)

2010-12-15 07:48:25
User: chaliyans

Is there a way to print the line BASH is executing without copy+paste the line inside an 'echo' command?

apache2ctl -V | grep SERVER_CONFIG_FILE
awk '/inet end/ {print $3}' <(ifconfig eth0)
python -c "print 1+1"
nc <ip> <port> -v
curl whatismyip.org
txt="";for i in {1..20};do txt=$txt"$i. ";done;say $txt" Ready or not, here I come"
2011-12-11 05:51:22
User: antic

Hide-and-Seek is one of the greatest games in the parent's arsenal. Your kid runs off and hides for several minutes, while waiting for you to find him/her. This gives you time to catch a breath and check your email without feeling like a loser. If you'd also like to take advantage of the counting time--claiming that thinking space as your own--use this command on your OSX terminal to maximize downtime. Also, if your kid is like mine, you can get away with "for i in {1..100};" :)

find . | grep deleteme | while read line; do rm $line; done
2009-02-18 00:55:57
User: tec
Functions: find grep read rm

This command deletes all files in all subfolders if their name or path contains "deleteme".

To dry-run the command without actually deleting files run:

find . | grep deleteme | while read line; do echo rm $line; done
fuser -n tcp -s <port> && echo "+open"
aticonfig --pplib-cmd "set fanspeed 0 <number>"
2009-04-17 13:16:56
User: minliu2k
Functions: cat

^V means CTRL-V

[ENTER] means ENTER key

more blast.out| grep virus | awk '{print $1}' > virus_id.txt
ls -R | grep : | sed -e '\''s/:$//'\'' -e '\''s/[^-][^\/]*\//--/g'\'' -e '\''s/^/ /'\'' -e '\''s/-/|/'\''
2009-02-09 22:32:01
User: scw
Functions: grep ls sed

Shows the current directory and those below it in a simple tree structure. Recommended use:

alias lt='$command_above'