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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Psst. Open beta.

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:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
  • » If you wish to use your user account, you will probably need to reset your password.
Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

Commands by fmdlc from sorted by
Terminal - Commands by fmdlc - 3 results
wget -c -v -S -T 100 --tries=0 `curl -s http://ms1.espectador.com/ podcast/espectador/la_venganza_sera_terrible.xml | grep -v xml | grep link | sed 's/]*>//g'`
2009-03-04 13:12:28
User: fmdlc
Functions: grep link sed wget

This download a complete audio podcast

while true; do eject /dev/cdrom && eject -t /dev/cdrom; done
2009-02-11 04:41:19
User: fmdlc
Functions: eject

This open the cd rom device and close it in a loop

FAIL2BAN=`ps ax | grep fail2ban | grep -v grep | awk {'print $1'}` && if [ -n "$FAIL2BAN" ]; then printf "\n[INFO] Fail2Ban is running and the PID is %s\n\n" $FAIL2BAN; else printf "\n [INFO] Fail2Ban is not running\n\n"; fi
2009-02-11 04:36:49
User: fmdlc
Functions: awk grep printf

Check if Fail2Ban is running on the system and alert it with a message in the terminal