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export PS1='\D{%a %D %T}> '
cd -
2011-07-05 05:28:32
Functions: cd
-1

Add dirs to list:

pushd /tmp

/tmp ~

then

cd -

/home/user

cd -

/tmp

RANGE=`wc -l /usr/share/dict/words | sed 's/^\([0-9]*\) .*$/\1/'`; for i in {1..4}; do let "N = $RANDOM % $RANGE"; sed -n -e "${N}p" /usr/share/dict/words | tr -d '\n'; done; RANGE=100; let "N = $RANDOM % $RANGE"; echo $N
while :; do cat file.txt | nc -l 80; done
vim -c'highlight Comment ctermfg=white' my.conf
2011-10-21 00:53:03
User: kev
Functions: vim
Tags: vim
-1

you should choose proper color to make comments invisible.

Boot up destination machine with Knoppix live CD and run nc -l -p 9000 | dd of=/dev/sda Then on the master dd if=/dev/sda | nc <dest-ip> 9000 You can monitor bandwidth usage to see progress: nload eth0 -u M
2009-05-07 05:26:58
User: lv4tech
Functions: dd
-1

This is a bit to bit copy so if you have a 500GB hard disk it will take a long time even if have Gigabit Ethernet

printf "%s\n" !(pattern) ## ksh, or bash with shopt -s extglob
2009-11-26 14:09:56
User: cfajohnson
Functions: bash printf
Tags: ls grep
-1

There's no need for ls or grep; printf is builtin to most modern shells

echo "Terrorist threat level: `sed $(perl -e "print int rand(99999)")"q;d" /usr/share/dict/words`"
2011-01-28 09:49:37
User: houghi
Functions: echo
-1

Numbers are less understandable then words. Also this may put out a different result.

sort -R /usr/share/dict/british | grep -v -m4 ^\{1,10\}$ | tr [:upper:] [:lower:] | tr "\n" " " | tr -d "'s" | xargs -0 echo
2011-08-16 10:11:21
User: takac
Functions: grep sort tr xargs
Tags: tr xkcd
-1

Doesn't use shuf, its much faster with "shuf -n4" instead of sort -R

pcregrep --color -M -N CRLF -e "SQLEngine\.\w+\W*\([^\)]*\)" -r --include='\.java$'
tcpdump -s 1024 -l -A -n host 192.168.9.56
2013-02-02 22:29:52
User: wejn
Functions: host tcpdump
Tags: http tcpdump
-1

This is a better way to do the "src X or dst X" filter; plus you might not want to bother with DNS lookups (-n).

aspell -d en dump master | aspell -l en expand > words
(echo n; echo p; echo 3; echo 1; echo; echo; echo w; echo q) | /sbin/fdisk /dev/sda
xdg-open .
2010-10-05 04:20:31
User: schlaegel
-1

Opens the current working directory in the user's preferred application using freedesktop.org's xdg-open.

sed 's/.$//' Win-file.txt
VBoxManage list systemproperties
2010-04-23 06:43:49
User: 0disse0
Tags: virtualbox
-1

How to show the system properties of a Sun VirtualBox server

wget --quiet -O - checkip.dyndns.org | sed -e 's/[^:]*: //' -e 's/<.*$//'
2010-08-01 13:36:08
User: berkes
Functions: sed wget
Tags: ip address
-1

Wgets "whatismyip" from checkip.dyndns.org and filters out the actual IP-adress. Usefull when you quickly need to find the outward facting IP-address of your current location.

exiv2 *JPG | grep Focal | awk '{print $5}' | sort -n | uniq -c
2011-07-05 11:25:29
User: ivanatora
Functions: awk grep sort uniq
-1

First column is number of photos, second column is the focal length.

pdfcrack <FILE>
find /var/www/ -type f -print0 | xargs -0 chmod 644
2013-03-28 11:10:30
User: FiloSottile
Functions: chmod find xargs
Tags: find xargs chmod
-1

xargs is a more elegant approach to executing a command on find results then -exec as -exec is meant as a filtering flag.

pandoc --from=markdown --to=rst --output=README.rst README.md
expanded_script=$(eval "echo \"$(cat ${sed_script_file})\"") && sed -e "${expanded_script}" your_input_file
2009-05-07 14:21:14
Functions: eval sed
-1

With this command you can use shell variables inside sed scripts.

This is useful if the script MUST remain in an external file, otherwise you can simply use an inline -e argument to sed.

STAT=`curl http://www.whatismyip.org/`; curl -u YourUserName:YourPassword -d status=$STAT http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
2009-10-26 23:02:30
User: m33600
-1

Easy way to find your computers IP in one place, ie, twitter

It suppress the need of dyndns clients and remembering the complex names they give you.

I put it inside KAlarm ( the cron GUI for KDE, ubuntu), to update my ip every 3 minutes.

I did not add the cron statements to keep the code clean.

VBoxManage showvminfo "cicciobox" --details
2010-04-23 06:45:29
User: 0disse0
Tags: virtualbox
-1

where "cicciobox" is the name of your virtual machine in a Sun VirtualBox server

zip -r homard homard -x homard/.git\*; cp ./homard.zip /path_to_dropbox_public_folder/homard.zip
2010-06-30 22:19:39
User: juliend2
Functions: cp
Tags: git zip dropbox
-1

If like me you do a lot of front-end coding and you have a lot of clients that asks you some little modifications, then you send the modifications back to them in a zip file while ignoring the .git folder and .gitignore file, then copy this zip into your dropbox and send it back to them. They find out a new bug so, rince and repeat? You get the picture. It can be quite tedious.