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tsocks <program>
2010-07-11 14:16:06
User: prayer
Tags: ssh SOCKS


- tsocks (deb pkg)

- A working SOCKS proxy. It's easy with ssh:

$ ssh -N -D localhost:1080 your.home.pc -p 443

- tsocks configuration in your /etc/tsocks.conf (for the previous):

server =

server_port = 1080

sed -i 8d ~/.ssh/known_hosts
watch -tn1 'date -u +%T -d @$(expr $(date -d HH:MM +%s) - $(date +%s)) | toilet -f bigmono12'
2010-06-26 11:56:11
User: prayer
Functions: date expr watch
Tags: date time

Change HH:MM with your target time.

This is for a Debian/Ubuntu GNU system. You need bash (package bash), date (package coreutils) and toilet (package toilet). Install with:

# apt-get install bash coreutils toilet toilet-fonts

while inotifywait -r -e MODIFY dir/; do make; done;
autossh -N -D localhost:1080 myhome.example.net -p 443
2010-05-22 19:52:30
User: prayer
Tags: ssh net

You may go to Internet by means of your home ssh server. You must configure your local proxy to send traffic through the proxy. Many programs allows that: firefox, pidgin, skype, gnome, etc.

Your home ssh server must listen in any of the ports permitted by your enterprise firewall. That usually includes 80 and 443.

grep -R usepackage * | cut -d']' -f2 | cut -s -d'{' -f 2 | sed s/"}"/.sty"}"/g | cut -d'}' -f1 | sort | uniq | xargs dpkg -S | cut -d':' -f1 | sort | uniq
curl -s http://standards.ieee.org/regauth/oui/oui.txt | grep $1
type <command>
tar -tf <file.tar.gz> | xargs rm -r
python -c "import scapy.all; print [x[4] for x in scapy.all.conf.route.routes if x[2] != ''][0]"
mencoder -aid 2 -oac copy file.avi -o english.mp3
inkscape -f file.svg --verb=org.inkscape.color.grayscale --verb=FileSave --verb=FileClose
2009-04-27 18:59:31
User: prayer
Tags: inkscape

It requires inkscape 0.46 and lxml packages

disown -a && exit
kill %1
/usr/sbin/arp -i eth0 | awk '{print $3}' | sed 1d
for i in $(ls *.od{tp}); do unoconv -f pdf $i; done
ssh -NL 2000:remotehost:22 remotehost
ssh -fX <user>@<host> <program>
2009-03-10 15:02:35
User: prayer
Functions: ssh
Tags: ssh
ssh -X example.org xeyes

The SSH server configuration requires:

X11Forwarding yes # this is default in Debian

And it's convenient too:

Compression delayed

gconftool-2 -t bool -s /desktop/gnome/interface/can_change_accels true
2009-03-10 14:53:33
User: prayer
Tags: gtk

Then, you can assign new accels to GTK menu actions pressing the keys while the option is active.

jhead -autorot *.jpg
emacs +400 code.py
2009-03-03 14:30:19
User: prayer
Functions: emacs
Tags: emacs

You may also use +line:column syntax.

sed -i 8d ~/.ssh/known_hosts
nc -l -p 2000 -e /bin/bash
2009-03-02 15:58:25
User: prayer
Tags: Network netcat

To connect to the shell run:

nc server.example.org 2000
nc -l -p 2000 < song.mp3
nc -l -p 2000 -c "nc example.org 3000"
2009-03-01 21:28:39
User: prayer
Tags: Network netcat

Redirect the local port 2000 to the remote port 3000. The same but UDP:

nc -u -l -p 2000 -c "nc -u example.org 3000"

It may be used to "convert" TCP client to UDP server (or viceversa):

nc -l -p 2000 -c "nc -u example.org 3000"