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:r scp://yourhost//your/file
2013-09-16 08:09:53
User: Zulu
Tags: vim scp

Like vim scp://yourhost//your/file but in vim cmds.

dpkg --list | grep '^rc\b' | awk '{ print $2 }' | xargs sudo dpkg -P
dtruss [ -p <pid> | -n <pname> ]
2013-01-08 18:32:57
User: Zulu
Tags: vim

Paste what you previously wrote in INSERT MODE, for example:

1. Write 'foo' in INSERT MODE

2. Return to NORMAL MODE

3. Press "." and it will paste 'foo'

CTRL + A ( in normal mode )
d + %
2012-07-12 01:04:40
User: Zulu
Tags: vim

We have for example :

func () {

echo FOO

echo BAR


Place the cursor under a bracket and press d + %.

It will cut everything inside and the brackets.

It let : func ()

You can copy text with y + %

ls ${PATH//:/ }
2012-04-26 19:45:52
User: Zulu
Functions: ls

List all commands present on system by folder.

PATH contains all command folder separated by ':'. With ${PATH//:/ }, we change ':' in space and create a list of folder for ls command.
eval <command> ${INBACK:-&}
2012-04-05 03:50:57
User: Zulu
Functions: eval
Tags: bash eval nohup

If $INBACK is set, command will launch in foreground and inverse.

Very useful in script !

We could apply the inverse comportement like that :

eval command ${INBACK:+&}

while read ; do python <script> ; done
2012-02-23 22:29:09
User: Zulu
Functions: python read

Very useful for test a script. After launch this command, you only have to press ENTER for launch your script again. I work with screen and tape ENTER instead of '!!'+ENTER

If you break your script with CTRL-C, it will wait for press ENTER and will re-launch

You can write like it : while read -p "Press ENTER" ; do python ; done

sed -r 's/(\[|])//g' | awk ' { $1=strftime("%D %T",$1); print }'
2012-02-03 13:07:37
User: Zulu
Functions: awk sed
Tags: sed awk timestamp

It remove the square bracket and convert UNIX time to human readable time for all line of a stream (or file).

sed -re '/^#/d ; s/#.*$// ; /^\s*$/d'
2012-02-02 18:12:52
User: Zulu
Functions: sed
Tags: sed

Use it with cat and '|' for know what is used in a conf file.

For example cat /etc/squid/squid.conf | sed -re '/^#/d ; s/#.*$// ; /^\s$/d' :

Show you what you use in your file conf.

It removes all comments and empty lines.

Empty lines are lines with nothing, a tab, or a space.

sed -i <file> -re '<start>,<end>d'
while ( nc -l 1025 | bash &> : ) ; do : ; done &
2012-01-08 03:31:58
User: Zulu
Functions: bash
Tags: bash nc dangerous

Allow to launch nc like a daemon, in background until you still stop it.

(like this command: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/9978 )

For send script or commands from the client to the server, use nc too, like that :

cat script.sh | nc server 1025

echo "service openvpn restart" | nc server 1025

The loop's inside doesn't do anything, but we can add echo -e "\nCommand received\n" .

while ( nc -l 80 < /file.htm > : ) ; do : ; done &
2012-01-02 02:17:25
User: Zulu
Tags: while nc daemon

Allow to launch nc like a daemon, in background until you still stop it.

You can stop it with kill %1 (jobs method) or kill PID.

The -k option can force nc to listen another connection, but if you use redirection, it will work only one time.

The loop's inside doesn't do anything, but we can imagine to send a message to screen when a connection is established