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Terminal - Commands by chrisdrew - 8 results
2009-02-09 22:38:56
User: chrisdrew
Functions: script

Creates a log of a session in a file called typescript. Or specify the file with:

script filename

Exit the session with control-d.

svn st | cut -c 8- | sed 's/^/\"/;s/$/\"/' | xargs tar -czvf ../backup.tgz
2009-02-09 11:24:31
User: chrisdrew
Functions: cut sed tar xargs

Create a tgz archive of all the files containing local changes relative to a subversion repository.

Add the '-q' option to only include files under version control:

svn st -q | cut -c 8- | sed 's/^/\"/;s/$/\"/' | xargs tar -czvf ../backup.tgz

Useful if you are not able to commit yet but want to create a quick backup of your work. Of course if you find yourself needing this it's probably a sign you should be using a branch, patches or distributed version control (git, mercurial, etc..)

apt-cache search someregex
2009-02-07 09:15:19
User: chrisdrew
Functions: apt

Search the names and descriptions of all available packages and prints out the name and the short description.

apropos somekeyword
whereis somecommand
which somecommand
2009-02-05 10:29:04
User: chrisdrew
Functions: which

Returns the pathnames of the files which would be executed in the current environment had its arguments been given as a command.

alias cr='find . 2>/dev/null -regex '\''.*\.\(c\|cpp\|pc\|h\|hpp\|cc\)$'\'' | xargs grep --color=always -ni -C2'
2009-01-26 08:54:25
User: chrisdrew
Functions: alias grep xargs

Creates a command alias ('cr' in the above example) that searches the contents of files matching a set of file extensions (C & C++ source-code in the above example) recursively within the current directory. Search configured to be in colour, ignore-case, show line numbers and show 4 lines of context. Put in shell initialisation file of your choice. Trivially easy to use, e.g:

cr sha1_init
du | sort -gr > file_sizes
2009-01-26 01:12:54
User: chrisdrew
Functions: du sort

Recursively searches current directory and outputs sorted list of each directory's disk usage to a text file.