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Commands by wr8cr8 from sorted by
Terminal - Commands by wr8cr8 - 10 results
netstat -t -p --extend | grep USERNAME
2012-08-07 02:25:54
User: wr8cr8
Functions: grep netstat
-2

This obtains a list of open connections that a user is connected to if he/she is using a SSH tunnel

git log --summary 223286b.. | grep 'Author:' | wc -l
pv -i 1 -p -t -e /path/to/sql/dump | mysql -u USERNAME -p DATABASE_NAME
2012-02-06 08:16:55
User: wr8cr8
5

Print out the progress of MySQL import using the pv command. Updates every second.

wget http://tools.web4host.net/versions.tmp --quiet -O - | grep PHPMYADMIN | sed 's/PHPMYADMIN=//' | cat
2011-09-22 04:11:44
User: wr8cr8
Functions: grep sed wget
-2

This is to get the latest version of phpMyAdmin to support scripts to download the latest version of the software if they want to automatically update.

/Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ Chrome --proxy-server=socks5://HOST:PORT
yes n | cp something toSomeWhereElse
dig @somenameserver.net somedomainname.net axfr
wget http://www.whatismyip.org --quiet -O - | cat
exim -bV
find . -name "*.php" -exec grep -i -H "search pharse" {} \;