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for x in *.ogg; do ffmpeg -i "$x" "`basename "$x" .ogg`.mp3"
declare -i i; i=0; for file in *; do i=`expr $i+1`; mv "$file" $i; done;
2010-08-26 12:24:38
User: themiurgo
Functions: file mv
-5

Renames files in a directory to incremental numbers, following alphabetic order. The command does not maintain extensions.

rm -rf `find ./ -iname *.svn*`
declare -i i=0 ; for file in * ; do i=$[$i+1] ; mv "$file" $i; done
say sofa king great
2010-07-30 17:11:45
User: scotbuff
-5

Just type it and hit enter and you will get it.

find directory/ |xargs grep -i "phrase"
ps aux | grep 'httpd ' | awk {'print $2'} | xargs kill -9
cat /etc/debian_version
2009-08-05 14:47:05
User: caiosba
Functions: cat
-5

Easy way to find out what Debian version your machine is running

sudo alien --to-deb Your_PackAge.rpm
2009-09-27 13:49:07
User: eastwind
Functions: sudo
-5

convert to debian package file (deb) a redhat package file (rpm) , then you can install it by using dpkg , require alien package ( sudo apt-get install alien first )

man inet
for file in `find . -iname "FILENAME"`; do cat $file | sed "s/SEARCH_STRING/REPLACE_STRING/" > $file.tmp; mv $file.tmp $file; done
logs=$(find . -name *.log);for log in $logs; do cat /dev/null > $log;done
2009-03-04 10:05:48
Functions: cat find
-5

This find files of name like *.log and truncates them.

/^~
2012-08-02 21:10:23
User: mpb
-5

When searching in vi, the search string gets highlighted but the highlighting can become a nuisance.

By searching for the very unlikely pattern "^~" the highlighting is effectively switched off.

while true; do wget -r -l1 --no-clobber -A.txt http://911.wikileaks.org/files/index.html; done; cat *.txt | grep pass
ls -l `locate your_search_here`
2009-11-27 05:53:46
User: tjcertified
Functions: ls
-5

This command lists extended information about files, i.e. whether or not it is a true file or link, who owns it, etc. without having to 'ls' from the specific directory. If you know the filename, but not the location, this helps with finding other information about the file. It can be truncated by creating an alias for 'ls -l'. The sample output shows difference in regular locate vs. ls + locate.

sed '${LINE}d' ~/.ssh/known_host
2012-01-16 18:00:12
User: lucasrangit
Functions: sed
-5

When you SSH to a server who's hostname or IP has changed since the last time a connection was recorded in the known_hosts file a warning will be displayed since this indicated a possible DNS spoofing attack. If this is a known change then this command will remove the previous entry and allow the SSH connection. The SSH client will prompt you as if it was the first time connected to the server.

Replace ${LINE} with the line of the offending key in ~known_hosts. 49 in the sample output.

echo "13" | ed /etc/services
2011-09-15 19:37:49
User: muonIT
Functions: echo ed
Tags: goto
-5

Nth line of a file - dirty hack way. I haven't used ed in ages ;-)

echo "<your twit>" | wc -c -
head -n 13 /etc/services | tail -n 1
2011-09-15 19:39:49
User: muonIT
Functions: head tail
Tags: goto
-5

Silly approach, but easy to remember...

ls -1rSA | tail
2009-10-27 15:34:59
User: rbossy
Functions: ls
-5

This will only work on files since ls won't tell the size of a directory contents.

Note that the first switch is the digit one, not the letter ell.

find ./ -mtime -5 | xargs rm -f
alias agi='sudo apt-get install'
cd /example/directory && unzip \*.zip
2009-07-12 21:45:13
User: Paaskehare
Functions: cd
-5

Simple but useful little command to unzip all files in a directory.

tar --exclude='.svn' -c -f /path/to/file.tar /path/to/directory
for f in `jot - 0 50 5` ; do ping -c 1 -m 50 10.0.2.$f ; done
2009-03-23 23:51:18
User: chinkshady
Functions: ping
-5

Say you need to ping every 5th IP address on your network .. this will give you a way of doing that.

jot can also do counting ... like

jot 4

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download from http://oreilly.com/catalog/upt2/examples/#jot or fins athena-jot in rpm format