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PLAYLIST=$(ls -1) ; mpg123 -C $PLAYLIST
2009-03-19 17:20:28
Functions: ls mpg123
-1

On my music directory, I create variable that contains all mp3s files, then I play them with mpg123. -C options enable terminal control key, s for stop, p for pause, f for forward to next song.

find . -type d | tac | xargs rmdir 2> /dev/null
2010-03-23 11:54:38
User: drmaciver
Functions: find rmdir tac xargs
-1

Remove all empty directories below the current directory. If directories become empty as the results of this, remove those too.

host foo.com|grep " has address "|cut -d" " -f4
2010-10-29 17:01:37
User: dinomite
Functions: cut grep host
-1

Get just the IP address for a given hostname. For best results, make this a function in your shell rc file so that it can be used for things like traceroute:

Titus:~$ traceroute `getip foo.com`

traceroute to 64.94.125.138 (64.94.125.138), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets

$ hash="foo:bar"; key=${hash%:*}; value=${hash#*:}; echo "Key: $key Value: $value"
2011-02-21 14:47:28
User: bartonski
Functions: echo
-1

This is a quick and dirty way of creating key/value pairs in bash. Not as flexible as an associative array, but often powerful enough to be useful. For example, if I want to rename sets of files in a way that I can't do with wildcards, I'll create something like 'rename-me.txt'

filename_with_no_pattern:aa.txt\n AnotherPieceOfText:ab.txt\n /deeply/nested/file/with/no/pattern.txt:ac.txt\n

Then I'll traverse rename-me.txt with a read loop

cat rename-me.txt | while read line; do old=${line%:*}; new=${line#*:}; mv $old $new; done
find . -type f -name '*.c' -exec wc -l {} \; | awk '{sum+=$1} END {print sum}'
2009-09-04 15:51:30
User: arcege
Functions: awk find wc
Tags: awk find wc
-1

Have wc work on each file then add up the total with awk; get a 43% speed increase on RHEL over using "-exec cat|wc -l" and a 67% increase on my Ubuntu laptop (this is with 10MB of data in 767 files).

ykpersonalize -1 -ostatic-ticket -ostrong-pw1 -ostrong-pw2
2011-05-13 04:00:52
-1

By default, slot 1 is used for OTP purposes and validates against the Yubikey servers. Running the command above will replace that. If you have a Yubikey 2 or above, you can change -1 to -2 and program the second slot with a strong static key.

for IP in `cat ip.txt|awk -F: '{print $1}'`; do geoiplookup -f /usr/local/share/GeoIP/GeoIP.dat $IP|awk -F, '{print $2}'>>out.txt; done; paste -d ":" ip.txt out.txt>zoom.txt
2011-08-05 09:26:17
User: woben2
Functions: awk paste
Tags: geoip
-1

take a list of IP:PORT and output IP:PORT:COUNTRY

ethtool -S eth0
defaults write com.macromates.textmate OakDefaultLanguage 17994EC8-6B1D-11D9-AC3A-000D93589AF6
2009-10-20 07:10:34
User: vigo
Functions: write
-1

When you press "cmd+n" in TextMate, you can have "HTML" language as default document format... You can also define other languages too. You need to know the UUID of your language bundle.

grep -hIr -m 1 :name ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.$USER/extensions | tr '<>=' '"""' | cut -f3 -d'"' | sort -u
2010-05-18 14:49:44
User: new_user
Functions: grep sort tr
-1

1.) my profile ends with $USER not with .default

2.) only grep for the first occurrence because some extensions have the translated name also inside the install.rdf

pvscan | awk '/name_of_vg/ {print $2}' | sed 's/[-|/|]/ /g' | cut -d " " -f7
2010-06-22 16:34:42
User: slashdot
Functions: awk cut sed
-1

This is an easy way to quickly get a status for a device in multipath on SLES systems, as long as the server is configured based on Novell's standards, where multipathed disks are referred to by /dev/disk/by-... tree. Make sure to replace name_of_vg with your Volume Group name.

gethostip -d hostname
In MySQL client, \P less -S
2011-01-19 09:44:43
User: maxmanders
Functions: less
-1

Instead of dumping the entire query to the screen, it will use 'less -S' to handle pagination. This means you can move back and forward through the result set, and instead of wrapping rows at screen boundaries, the table will extend off the screen, and can be scrolled left and right with arrow keys.

alias viaco='task="$(basename "$(pwd)")"; if [ -f "$task.c" ]; then vi -c "set mouse=n" -c "set autoread" -c "vsplit $task.out" -c "split $task.in" -c "wincmd l" -c "wincmd H" $task.c; fi'
2011-05-13 13:35:02
User: yolila
Functions: alias vi
-1

1. Get name of task by task=$(basename "$(pwd)")

2. Check whether "$task.c" exists as a file

3. open "$task.c", "$task.in", "task.out" in vim with such layout.

-------------------------------

|            | $task.in    |

|            |                |

|$task.c  |-----------------|

|            | $task.out  |

|            |                |

-------------------------------

echo -e "n\np\n1\n\n\nt\n8e\nw" | fdisk /dev/sdX
2009-10-20 16:21:54
User: sud0er
Functions: echo fdisk
Tags: Linux fdisk
-1

This is a bit hacky, but if you're setting up a bunch of new LUNs, it can save a bunch of time. Also check out sfdisk. The fdisk will fail if, for example, a partition table already exists.

gsed -e :a -e 's/\(<\/[^>]*>\)/\1\n/g;s/\(<br>\)/\1\n/g' page2.txt | sed -n '/<cite>/p;s/<cite>\(.*\)<\/cite>/\1/g' >> output
2009-02-06 12:45:20
User: shrimphead
Functions: sed
-1

From a saved page of google search results, split out all of the links for the results. Useful for creating apache rewrite rules from.

java -jar /path/to/filename.jar
2011-04-01 05:44:56
User: Bonster
-1

Use this to make a launcher for Java apps ( .jar files ) such as with jdownloader

setxkbmap -option ctrl:nocaps
2011-05-14 04:20:20
User: retrodanny
-1

Many non-IBM keyboards have the control key where the caps lock is in most keyboards. You'll appreciate this if you are a vi/vim user.

ls -1 | xargs ruby -e'puts ARGV.shuffle'
perl -le 'print join ", ", map { chomp; $_ } <>'
2009-02-06 12:50:43
User: jozef
Functions: join perl
-1

joins multiple lines to create single line with comma separated values. for example if we have an email addresses one per line (copy&paste from spreadsheet) it will oputput one line with comman separated addresses to put it to email client.

dhclient wlan0 && sbnt=$(ifconfig wlan0 |grep "inet addr" |cut -d ":" -f 2 | cut -d "." -f 1-3) && nmap $sbnt.0/24 -sP
2010-06-22 21:00:29
User: wltj
Functions: cut grep ifconfig
-1

This is helpful if you connect to several networks with different subnets such as 192 networks, 10 networks, etc. Cuts first three octets of ip from ifconfig command and runs nmap ping scan on that subnet.

Replace wlan0 with your interface. Assumes class c network, if class b use: cut -d "." -f 1-2 and change nmap command accordingly.

lynx --dump http://www.seeon.tv/channels| grep "/channels"|awk '{print $2}'|sort -u|while read links; do lynx --dump "$links"|awk '/view/ {print $2}'|sort -u; done
2011-04-01 05:58:20
User: Bonster
Functions: awk grep read sort
-1

This shows a list of channels from seeon.tv website to watch shows and movies

du -ks * | sort -n
2009-02-16 14:18:52
Functions: du sort
-1

Very useful for finding the largest files and subdirectories at any given point. Any user can run it from current location just when need to know their largest files and subtdirectories from a certain point down as well.

sudo chown -R user2:user2 /../../somedirectory
2009-09-23 21:27:45
User: bkn390
Functions: chown sudo
-1

This will change the ownership of /../../somedirectory as well as all its subdirectories so they will be be owned by user2 - typically used when a directory is owned by root:root

find . -name "*.php" -exec grep \-H "new filter_" {} \;
2009-01-26 10:43:09
User: root
Functions: find grep
-1

This greps all PHP files for a given classname and displays both the file and the usage.