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Terminal - Commands by PhillipNordwall - 9 results
dd if=/dev/zero of=testfile.seek seek=5242879 bs=1 count=1
2011-04-04 17:56:47
Functions: dd
10

Similar to the original, but is much faster since it only needs to write the last byte as zero. A diff on testfile and testfile.seek will return that they are the same.

N=10; echo "($N*($N+1)*(2*$N+1))/6" | bc
2011-02-15 20:02:57
Functions: echo
0

Simplified the series to a polynomial and send it to bc

wget -qO- www.commandlinefu.com/commands/by/PhillipNordwall | awk -F\> '/num-votes/{S+=$2; I++}END{print S/I}'
curl -s www.commandlinefu.com/commands/by/PhillipNordwall | awk -F\> '/num-votes/{S+=$2; I++}END{print S/I}'
2010-12-29 22:34:22
Functions: awk
1

This could be used to filter commands that might be from trolls

find . -name .svn -type d -exec rm -rf {} \;
2010-12-15 18:51:08
Functions: find rm
-1

Removing .svn directories without a pipe

[Ctrl+u]
find / -type f -size +100M -exec du {} \; | sort -n | tail -10 | cut -f 2
curl -s "https://www.random.org/cgi-bin/randbyte?nbytes=4" | od -DAn
2010-11-09 18:26:24
Functions: od
Tags: random
-1

Grab 4 bytes from www.random.org over ssl and format them as an integer

find . -type f -size +500M -exec du {} \; | sort -n
2010-11-09 18:15:44
Functions: du find sort
Tags: size find
1

Greater than 500M and sorted by size.