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pwgen -Bnyc
2012-03-15 14:38:15
User: KoRoVaMiLK
5

These are my favourite switches on pwgen:

-B Don't include ambiguous characters in the password

-n Include at least one number in the password

-y Include at least one special symbol in the password

-c Include at least one capital letter in the password

It just works!

Add a number to set password length, add another to set how many password to output. Example:

pwgen -Bnyc 12 20

this will output 20 password of 12 chars length.

ntpq -p
2010-09-14 07:39:20
User: KoRoVaMiLK
4

Used to verify if Network Time Protocol daemon is working properly.

squidclient mgr:info | grep "file desc"
2010-07-29 17:35:20
User: KoRoVaMiLK
Functions: grep
-1

Shows useful informations about file descriptors in Squid web proxy

perl -p -e 's/^([0-9]*)/"[".localtime($1)."]"/e' < /var/log/squid/access.log
2010-06-22 08:42:40
User: KoRoVaMiLK
Functions: perl
1

On-the-fly conversion of Unix Time to human-readable in Squid's access.log

ssh -fY user@REMOTESERVER firefox -no-remote
2010-06-03 07:24:07
User: KoRoVaMiLK
Functions: ssh
5

Actually 'firefox' is a script that then launches the 'firefox-bin' executable. You need to specify the 'no-remote' option in order to launch remote firefox instead of your local one (this drove me crazy time ago)

pear config-set http_proxy http://myusername:mypassword@corporateproxy:8080
2010-05-13 14:44:03
User: KoRoVaMiLK
-1

Useful since

"export http_proxy=blahblah:8080"

doesn't seem to work with pear

slapcat -n 1 > /backup/`date "+%Y%m%d"`.ldif
2010-05-07 15:52:39
User: KoRoVaMiLK
1

Simple way to backup your LDAP entries: put this line on your crontab.

The -n switch identifies the dbnum you want to backup (alternatively you can use -b suffix. Check man slapcat for your personal switches)

who -r
2010-05-05 12:58:09
User: KoRoVaMiLK
Functions: who
5

Prints current runlevel and system start time.

On older systems it also shows the last init state.

Pretty useful on remote systems, pretty useless on local ones :)

ssh -q user@server
2010-03-24 12:02:55
User: KoRoVaMiLK
Functions: ssh
0

This allows you to skip the banner (usually /etc/issue.net) on ssh connections.

Useful to avoid banners outputted to your mail by rsync cronjobs.