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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:
In this case it runs the command 'curl localhost:3000/site/sha' waiting the amount of time in sleep, ie: 1 second between runs, appending each run to the console.
This works well for any command where the output is less than your line width
This is unlike watch, because watch always clears the display.
Great for watching things like Maildir's or any other queue directory.
Modify file in place to remove empty lines and create a backup of the original with the extension .bak
This command counts the number of blocked NGINX processes every 2 seconds and shows the last 22 measurements
You should have at least the number of cpu's in a non-blocked state.
The command up to the first ; truncates the log file.
forces user to rw, group to r, and other to no access.
files will not be marked executable.
directories will be executable for users and groups only.
If you rebase and delete a lot of remote branches via git, your list of branches will end up showing branches on origin that no longer exist. This command will clear them out.
Write each FILE to standard output, with line numbers added. With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input.
It deletes all removed files, updates what was modified, and adds new files.