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x=1024; y=32768; cat <(echo -e "P5\n$x $y\n255\n") <(dd if=/dev/sda1 bs=$x count=$y) > sda1.pgm
2012-03-06 03:09:16
Functions: cat dd echo
Tags: dd images pnm pgm
1

Keep width to a power of 2 to see patterns emerge. 512 is good. So is 4096 for huge maps.

PNM headers are super basic.

http://netpbm.sourceforge.net/doc/pbm.html

command <<< word
2012-02-29 03:14:54
Functions: command
Tags: bash stdin
9

Don't do this:

echo word | command

Using a bash "here strings" and "here documents" look leeter than piping echo into the command. Also prevents subshell execution. Word is also expanded as usual.

for ((x=0;;x+=5)); do sleep 5; espeak $x & done
2012-02-22 00:26:57
Functions: sleep
Tags: audio bash timer
5

Useful contexts :

You are doing yoga or some other physical training in which you are holding a position.

Or you practice the pomodoro productivity technique.

Or your girlfriend said "We're leaving in 40 minutes".

Design details:

sleep executes before espeak to give you a 5 seconds head start.

espeak is run in the background so it doesn't mess up the timing.

find -maxdepth 1 -mtime 0 -type f
2010-07-30 01:56:34
Functions: find
Tags: find today mtime
1

Then pipe to 'xargs ls' for a familiar listing, possibly using find's -print0 and xarg's -0 options.

echo "export DISPLAY=:0; export XAUTHORITY=~/.Xauthority; notify-send test" | at now+1minute
2010-07-27 00:10:08
Functions: at echo
Tags: notify-send
20

You can write a script that does this :

remind <minutes> [<message>]
<ctrl+u> [...] <ctrl+y>
2010-07-23 03:33:46
139

Example :

vim /etc/fstab

## damn

<ctrl+u> sudo <ctrl+y>

## like a boss.

Example 2 :

sudo vim /root/bin/

##uh... autocomplete doesn't work...

<ctrl+u> sudo ls /root/bin

##ah! that's the name of the file!

<ctrl+y> sudo vim /root/bin/ ##resume here! Thanks readline!
ls -l `which foo`
2010-07-09 01:34:02
Functions: ls
1

You may also use the $(which foo) variant instead of backticks. I personnaly have an alias ll='ls -l'.