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Terminal - Commands by joeheyming - 4 results
awp () { awk '{print $'$1'}'; }
while true; do eject && sleep `expr $RANDOM % 5` && eject -t; done;
2013-01-10 18:40:50
User: joeheyming
Functions: eject sleep
Tags: prank eject
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Ssh to your co-worker's box and watch them go crazy when the cd player ejects

echo -e "You are a jerk\b\b\b\bwonderful person" | pv -qL $[10+(-2 + RANDOM%5)]
2013-01-09 19:18:07
User: joeheyming
Functions: echo
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The output will show jerk, then wonderful person since echo parses the \b character.

twurl /1/statuses/update.json -d status="$1"
2013-01-09 18:59:12
User: joeheyming
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Get twurl: sudo gem install twurl

Create a twitter app with write permissions: http://twitter.com/oauth_clients

Setup twurl to do oAuth

twurl authorize --consumer-key some_key_without_quotes --consumer-secret some_secret_without_quotes

# goto the url you see and paste the PIN in the command line

Then you can tweet the above command

Using twurl to do oAuth