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echo ?ls -l? | at 10am Jul 21
echo ?ls -l? | at midnight
curl -u user:pass -d status=?I am Tweeting from the shell? http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
2013-04-29 10:12:43
User: techie
-5

Now all you have to do is replace user by your twitter username , pass by your password and the text inside status to whatever you wish to set your status too .

It uses cUrl library to post your messsage

sudo alsa force-reload
2009-02-16 03:30:13
User: oreo
Functions: sudo
-5

if you lose your sound, this will restart alsa and you will get your sound back

oumou sangare
crontab -e
lynx -useragent=Opera -dump 'http://www.facebook.com/ajax/typeahead_friends.php?u=4&__a=1' |gawk -F'\"t\":\"' -v RS='\",' 'RT{print $NF}' |grep -v '\"n\":\"' |cut -d, -f2
ntop
_ff(){ cd /mnt;echo /mnt/*/* |sed 's/ \/mnt\//\&/g' |sed '/'"$1"'/!d'; cd -;}
2011-12-30 23:25:31
User: argv
Functions: cd echo sed
-5

_ff(){

cd /mnt;

echo /mnt/*/* |sed '

s/ \/mnt\//\&/g;

'|sed '/'"$1"'/!d';

cd -;

}

ff(){

case $# in

0)

echo "usage: ff glob [sed-cmds] [--|var-name]"

;;

1)

_ff $1 |sed =

;;

[2-9])

case $2 in

--) _ff $1 |less -SN

;;

*) _ff $1 |sed -n ''"$2"''|tr '\n' '\040' |sed 's/.*/export '"$3"'=\"&/;s/=\" /=\"/;s/ $/\"/' > $HOME/.ff;

case $# in

3)

. $HOME/.ff

;;

esac;

sed '

s/export .*=\"/\$'"$3"' = \"/;' $HOME/.ff;\

;;

esac

;;

esac;

}

v(){

local a=$HOME;

sed '

s/export /less -n \$/;

s/=.*//;

' $a/.ff > $a/.v ;

. $a/.v ;

}

Another approach using ls(1)

lsl(){

_lsl ()

{

ls -l $3 /mnt/*/$1* 2>/dev/null;

};

case $# in

0)

echo "usage: lsl pat [ls-options|result-no]";

echo "usage: lsle pat [sed-cmds]"

;;

1)

_lsl $1 |sed =

;;

2)

case $2 in

-*) _lsl $1 $@;;

*)

_lsl $1 |sed 's/.* //;

'"$2"'!d;

'"$2"'q' > $HOME/.lsl ;

export v=$(sed 1q $HOME/.lsl);

echo \$v = $v

;;

esac

;;

esac;

}

exp(){

echo "%s/\$/ /";

echo "%j";

echo "s/^/export v=\"";

echo "s/\$/\"";

echo "s/ \"\$/\"";

echo ".";

echo "wq";

}

lsle(){

lsl $1 -1 |sed $2 > .lsl&&

exp |ed -s .lsl >&-&&

. .lsl&&

echo \$v = $v;

}

top
2009-03-18 00:03:42
User: Zenexer
Functions: top
-5

A simple but effective replacement for ps aux. I used to waste my time running ps over and over; top is the way to go. It also allows complex sorting options. Press q to exit "nicely" (Ctrl + C is always an option, of course). Note that the list updates each second, resorting in the process; if you're trying to grab a specific PID, you might be better off with ps.

htop

Alternatively, htop is available, though it may not come pre-installed. htop is slightly more interactive than top and includes color coding, visuals, and a nice interface for selecting and then killing processes. (Thanks to bwoodacre for this great tool.)

kill -9 `pgrep $PROCESS_NAME`
2010-06-18 20:43:24
User: juanse006
Functions: kill
-5

The pgrep retrieves the PID, then the KILL receive it, and kill it...

It works also if the application has more than one instance....

kill_daemon() { echo "Daemon?"; read dm; kill -15 $(netstat -atulpe | grep $dm | cut -d '/' -f1 | awk '{print $9}') }; alias kd='kill_daemon
2009-05-26 20:39:56
User: P17
-5

Just find out the daemon with $ netstat -atulpe. Then type in his name and he gets the SIGTERM.

dpkg-query -W | grep perl
2010-07-20 16:14:04
Functions: grep
-5

IMVHO if you are using cpan to install perl modules you are doing it wrong.

FOR /f %%g in ('echo %1 ^| iconv -f gbk -t utf-8') DO curl -x proxy:port -u user:pass -d status=%%g -d source="cURL" http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
2010-07-21 04:53:54
User: MeaCulpa
Functions: iconv
-5

Aside from curl one will need iconv windows binary since windows lacks a native utf-8 cli interface. In my case I need a proxy in China and iconv to convert gbk status string into utf-8. GnuWin32 is a good choice with loads of coreutils natively ported to Windows

"FOR /f" is the solution to pass iconv output to curl.

Printing portion of a big file
2009-03-30 11:08:38
User: acirulli
Tags: sed
-5

If you need to print some portion of a huge file, let's say you want to print from line 200 to 300, you can use this command to print the line from LINE1 to LINE2 of file FILE.

shred -v filename
dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/speaker bs=1
2010-10-27 09:22:40
User: khashmeshab
Functions: dd
-5

Sends random beeps to your PC-speaker. Think... You can also run it remotely on another computer using SSH and scare its user! Don't forget to run it on your dedicated hosting server and watch sysadmin's action from data-center's live remote cameras!

awk 'END {print NR}' /etc/passwd
dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/dsp
2010-10-27 09:25:02
User: khashmeshab
Functions: dd
-5

Sends random sounds to your sound card output (e.g. your speaker). Think... You can also run it remotely on another computer using SSH and scare its user!

echo 1+1|bc
x=192.168.1.1; whois $x > $x.txt
2011-01-17 03:33:49
User: sxiii
Functions: whois
-5

This can be used in scripts, to find out the origin of target IP etc.

echo -en "$USER@$HOSTNAME:${PWD##*/}> ";while read x;do echo $x>>/tmp/log.txt;echo $x|$0 2>&1;echo -en "$USER@$HOSTNAME:${PWD##*/}> ";done
export var1=`ps -A | grep '[u]nique' | cut -d '?' -f 1`; echo${var1/ /}; kill -9 $var1
2010-03-22 21:06:58
User: headyadmin
Functions: cut export grep kill
Tags: Os X
-5

This will kill a specific process you don't know the PID of, when pidof and pgrep are not available, for example on OS X. var1 is created so that the whitespace can be trimmed before passing off to kill.

join file1.txt file2.txt > file3.txt