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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
After cloning an empty repository on the client ("git clone" just after "git init", for instance), "git push" fails.
In order to be able to push to this repository for the first time, you need to run the above command. It will link your local "master" branch to the "master" branch in the origin server, and push the changes.
This is only necessary only for the first push; after that, you can use just the commands "git push" or "git pull" in order to do this operations.
Outputs the real time it takes a Redis ping to run in thousands of a second without any proceeding 0's. Useful for logging or scripted action.
Useful with new unknown devices or just monitoring, probably useful for the sysadmin. Updates every 2 seconds. More here: http://linuxclisecurity.blogspot.com/2009/12/monitor-kernel-ring-buffer.html.
Shorter way to find the device for a given mountpoint
credit goes to icanhaslinux.com
Allows you to send yourself notes from the commandline and receive them via email or text message. Also lets you send pics from the web, pics from your computer, and tweets directly to twitter. All without having to log in Ever.
works in fedora, centos and presumably other distros that use chkconfig
Locally watch MySQL process list update every 5s on a remote host. While you watch pipe to a file. The file out put is messy though but hey at least you have a history of what you see.
make password randomly, default 8 char
Output the html from xkcd's index.html, filter out the html tags, and then view it in gwenview.
If you don't save the rule set it won't be applied during a reboot
Uses curl to download page of membership of US Congress. Use sed to strip HTML then perl to print a line starting with two tabs (a line with a representative)
add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner"
The exported TSV file of Google Adwords' first five columns are text, they usually should collapse into one cell, a multi-line text cell, but there is no guaranteed way to represent line-break within cells for .tsv file format, thus Google split it to 5 columns.
The problem is, with 5 columns of text, there are hardly space to put additional fields while maintain printable output.
This script collapses the first five columns of each row into one single multi-line text cell, for console output or direct send to printer.
unzip /surce/file.zip -d /dest/
From Hong Kong Observatory wap site ;)
I _think_ you were trying to delete files whether or not they had spaces. This would do that. You should probably be more specific though.