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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:
Blocksize (bs) is not mandatory. It's only needed when the count option is specified.
apt-get install cmatrix cmatrix-xfont wmctrl transset-df
Need to restart computer for mtx font to work
Commands while cmatrix is running:
1 - 9 = Change speed
SHIFT + 1 - 7 = change colors
Q = Quit
Tested in Ubuntu 10.04
When it says "Invalid Directory Name"
You can redirect the pipe to > file.txt
See more here: http://ss64.com/nt/dir.html
-L RATE, --rate-limit RATE
Limit the transfer to a maximum of RATE bytes per second. A suffix of "k", "m", "g", or "t" can be added to denote kilobytes (*1024), megabytes, and so on. It must be an integer.
NOTE that pax goes always recursively, for that reason -d option should be added when you don't want to go recursively into directories.
This example will close the pipe after transferring 100MB at a speed of 3MB per second.
The option -print0 for find and -0 for grep help prevent issue with weird characters or spaces in filenames. Furthermore with xargs there is no limited number of arguments that find can throw.
You can upload via ftp the script.sh in unix text format, and then upload a file called run.txt to execute once the script. Such script can be multiline. If the script fails a failed.txt will be generated that you can see via ftp.
Note: the tar archive must not exist in order to create it. If exists it will only be updated and no already existent files in present search will still remain in the tar archive. The update option has to be used instead of create because the command tar may be executed more than once depending on the number of arguments that find throws. You can see maximum number of arguments with 'getconf ARG_MAX'
Then just nc servername 2600 and ./script.sh
kill the client with ctrl+c. You can reconnect several times.
kill the server with exit
If there are spaces won't work.
Why remember? Generate!
Up to 48 chars, works on any unix-like system (NB: BSD use md5 instead of md5sum)
I think, this is a shorter one :)