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Terminal - Commands tagged dos - 12 results
tr -d '\r' <dos_file_to_be_converted >converted_result
2012-02-29 22:43:26
Functions: tr
Tags: tr dos CR
1

just deletes to rogue CR from dos files, and tr is always available.

sed -i 's/$/\r/' file
2012-02-23 08:34:30
User: evolix
Functions: sed
-1

This permit to convert an UNIX file to DOS file.

You can use it in a loop to convert multiple files, like :

for i in *.bat; do sed -i 's/$/\r/' $i; done

tcpdump -i eth0 -n | head
2011-12-06 18:34:51
User: anarcat
Functions: tcpdump
0

Sometimes it is useful to have just a general picture of "what is taking all the bandwidth here". Running this command will limit tcpdump to a few packets (instead of flooding your terminal endlessly) and will provide a small, but sometimes sufficient, sample to determine what is going on.

Useful to quickly diagnose DOS attacks.

for /F %i in (url_list.txt) do Firefox.exe -new-tab "%i"
2011-09-09 02:17:16
0

Firefox.exe needs to be in the path

To enhance: add a sleep...

url_list contains urls:

D:\>type url_list.txt

http://yahoo.com

google.com

http://fr.news.yahoo.com

<command> >NUL 2>&1 || ( echo <Command> not found. Please install <command> or check PATH variable! & pause & exit )
2011-03-07 14:27:42
User: Marco
Functions: echo exit install
Tags: windows batch dos
2

This is a command to be used inside of MS-DOS batch files to check existence of commands as preconditions before actual batch processing can be started. If the command is found, batch script continues execution. If not, a message is printed on screen, script then waits for user pressing a key and exits.

An error message of the command itself is suppressed for clarity purpose.

setlocal enabledelayedexpansion
2010-08-10 12:26:43
User: Marco
-1

Usually the MS-DOS cmd.exe processes in the whole FOR loop as one command and expands each var like %varname% in before (except the loop var of course).

This command enables expansion of other vars than only the loop var during the FOR loop. The syntax of the var to expand is then !varname! inside the FOR loop.

Use command

endlocal

to end the setlocal command.

E.g. (only works from batch files, not from commandline directly):

@echo off

setlocal enabledelayedexpansion

FOR %%A IN (*) DO (

set file=%%A

echo !file!

)

endlocal

FOR /F "tokens=3* delims=[]=," %A IN ('SET ARRAY[') DO ( echo %A -- %B )
2010-08-10 12:12:27
User: Marco
Functions: echo
-2

Loops over array of a system var, splits its values and puts the values into %A, %B, %C, %D, and so on.

Create array before, like

set ARRAY[0]=test1,100

and

set ARRAY[1]=test2,200

Be sure to replace %A, %B, etc. with %%A, %%B, etc. when using this from inside of batch files.

FOR /F "tokens=3* delims=[]=" %A IN ('SET ARRAY[') DO ( echo %A )
2010-08-10 12:08:26
User: Marco
Functions: echo
-3

This command loops over all indexes of the system variable array ARRAY[] and puts its content into %A.

Create this array before, e.g. by

set ARRAY[0]=test1

and

set ARRAY[1]=test2

For using inside of a batch file, write %%A instead of %A.

export PS1="C:\$( pwd | sed 's:/:\\\\\:g' )> "
2010-03-29 13:55:52
Functions: export
Tags: prompt dos joke
5

This one eliminates the additional backslash at the end (which is not necessary)

export PS1="C:\$( pwd | sed 's:/:\\\\\\:g' )\\> "
for /L %%x in (1,1,16) do mkdir %%x & curl -R -e http://www.kirtu.com -o %%x/#1.jpg http://www.kirtu.com/toon/content/sb%x/english/sb%x_en_[001-070].jpg
2009-12-08 15:01:16
User: MyTechieself
Functions: mkdir
-1

Bulk downloads the comic strip JPG files for the adult cartoon Savitabhabhi, storing each set in it's own folder. Requires manual removal of "non-image" files that maybe created because each series may differ in length. The command can be easily adapted for UNIX flavours. You need to have cURL in your path.

:%s/^V^M//g
2009-08-19 11:59:22
User: slim
-1

Whereas ^V is CTRL-V.

converts a dos file to unix by removing 0x13 characters