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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Psst. Open beta.

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:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
  • » If you wish to use your user account, you will probably need to reset your password.
Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

Commands by Williebee from sorted by
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service --status-all | grep running
2009-03-27 19:53:30
User: Williebee
Functions: grep

A quick way to list services running

find / -name "*.jpg" -print -exec rdjpgcom '{}' ';'
2009-03-03 02:13:44
User: Williebee
Functions: find

Finds comments in jpg files, but I can't figure out how to exclude (in output) files without comments.

pkill -n firefox
2009-02-28 01:19:59
User: Williebee

Kills the most recently created firefox process.

2009-02-15 14:47:37
User: Williebee

Create unique characters (up to 6400) used in the font library.

2009-02-15 05:27:57
User: Williebee

Starts the Performance Monitor console that monitors the system load. It will help to observe and test the system or parts of the system and also help to find any problems.

driverquery /si /fo table
2009-02-14 18:54:15
User: Williebee

Show device drivers and their properties, including digital signatures /si and in table format /fo.

cat welcome | wall
2009-02-14 18:12:50
User: Williebee
Functions: cat

Show message in file "welcome" to all logged in terminal users.

find ~/random_jpegs/folder -name "*.jpg" -exec rdjpgcom {} \;
2009-02-09 02:58:13
User: Williebee
Functions: find

depends on libjpeg-progs

But how to display path to found comments?