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alias sdr="screen -dR"
2012-10-22 21:46:26
User: tox2ik
Functions: alias
Tags: bash screen
0

There is no need to use the shell or construct. Screen offers varius ways of detaching and reattaching. man screen and look for -[rRdD].

to create a named session: sdr moo

hide:

resume: sdr moo

alias pp='python -mjson.tool | pygmentize -l javascript'
2012-10-16 13:55:38
User: wires
Functions: alias
0

Uses pygmentize and python to create indented and colorized JSON output

alias g='git'
2012-08-31 05:12:56
User: evandrix
Functions: alias
Tags: git
-8

g clone --local --bare . /repo.git

g remote add alias /repo.git

g push alias branch

g log -p filename

g checkout SHA1_rev

g reset --hard

g checkout -b new_branch

g ls-files --deleted

alias rrm='/bin/rm -i'; alias rm='trash'
2012-08-12 14:02:24
User: expelledboy
Functions: alias
Tags: rm safe
0

Replace rm, a neat shortcut, with a less permanent method of removal.

Note may require you to install the trash client; "sudo apt-get -y install trash-cli"

alias irc="screen -D -R -S chatclient irssi"
2012-08-12 13:24:43
User: expelledboy
Functions: alias
2

This command attempts to attach to existing irssi session, if one exists, otherwise creates one.

I use "irc" because I use different irc clients depending on what system I am working on. Consistency is queen.

alias ls='if [[ -f .hidden ]]; then while read l; do opts+=(--hide="$l"); done < .hidden; fi; ls --color=auto "${opts[@]}"'
2012-08-12 13:10:23
User: expelledboy
Functions: alias ls read
Tags: hidden ls alias
1

Sometimes I would like to see hidden files, prefix with a period, but some files or folders I never want to see (and really wish I could just remove all together).

alias md='mkdir -p'; alias rd='rmdir'; mcd () { mkdir "$@" && cd "$_"; }
2012-08-12 12:54:51
User: expelledboy
Functions: alias cd mcd mkdir
0

I realise that this is just a reiteration of another entry (regardless of whether I came up with all this all by myself), but I would like present my additional alias' in context as a method of managing your directories. Rather convenient.

alias ':q'='exit'; alias ':e'='vim';
2012-08-12 12:35:10
User: expelledboy
Functions: alias
Tags: vim alias
-2

This was me just succumbing to the habits, but now I rarely use quit or vim directly, so beware! :)

alias pasteit="curl -F 'sprunge=<-' http://sprunge.us"
2012-07-19 19:46:39
User: frdmn
Functions: alias
Tags: pastebin
1

NAME

sprunge: command line pastebin:

SYNOPSIS

| curl -F 'sprunge=

DESCRIPTION

add ? to resulting url for line numbers and syntax highlighting

EXAMPLES

~$ cat bin/ching | curl -F 'sprunge=

http://sprunge.us/VZiY

~$ firefox http://sprunge.us/VZiY?py#n-7

SEE ALSO

http://github.com/rupa/sprunge

alias myip='curl -s http://checkrealip.com/ | grep "Current IP Address"'
alias vless='/usr/share/vim/vimcurrent/macros/less.sh'
2012-04-28 23:01:25
User: Bonster
Functions: alias
7

use vim like less command pager but with color highlighting = pretty :p

also u can use /usr/share/vim/vim73/macros/less.sh

alias fu='curl -s http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/sort-by-votes/plaintext | grep -vE "^$|^#"'
2012-04-16 05:53:56
User: kordless
Functions: alias grep
0

Put this in your bash startup script so you can quickly remember the top rated commands on CommandLineFu's website. Put it in .bashrc on Linux, or .bash_profile on OSX.

alias html2ascii='lynx -force_html -stdin -dump -nolist'
alias b='cd ../'
2012-04-01 06:04:45
User: deshawnbw
Functions: alias
Tags: alias
1

Alias a single character 'b' to move to parent directory. Put it into your .bashrc or .profile file.

Using "cd .." is one of the most repetitive sequence of characters you'll in the command line. Bring it down to two keys 'b' and 'enter'.

It stands for "back"

Also useful to have multiple:

alias b='cd ../'

alias bb='cd ../../'

alias bbb='cd ../../../'

alias bbbb='cd ../../../../'

alias man='man -S 2:3:1'
alias tail='tail -n $((${LINES:-`tput lines 2>/dev/null||echo -n 80`} - 7))'
2012-03-22 02:44:11
User: AskApache
Functions: alias echo
2

Run the alias command, then issue

ps aux | tail

and resize your terminal window (putty/console/hyperterm/xterm/etc) then issue the same command and you'll understand.

${LINES:-`tput lines 2>/dev/null||echo -n 12`}

Insructs the shell that if LINES is not set or null to use the output from `tput lines` ( ncurses based terminal access ) to get the number of lines in your terminal. But furthermore, in case that doesn't work either, it will default to using the default of 80.

The default for TAIL is to output the last 10 lines, this alias changes the default to output the last x lines instead, where x is the number of lines currently displayed on your terminal - 7. The -7 is there so that the top line displayed is the command you ran that used TAIL, ie the prompt.

Depending on whether your PS1 and/or PROMPT_COMMAND output more than 1 line (mine is 3) you will want to increase from -2. So with my prompt being the following, I need -7, or - 5 if I only want to display the commandline at the top. ( http://www.askapache.com/linux/bash-power-prompt.html )

275MB/748MB

[7995:7993 - 0:186] 06:26:49 Thu Apr 08 [askapache@n1-backbone5:/dev/pts/0 +1] ~

In most shells the LINES variable is created automatically at login and updated when the terminal is resized (28 linux, 23/20 others for SIGWINCH) to contain the number of vertical lines that can fit in your terminal window. Because the alias doesn't hard-code the current LINES but relys on the $LINES variable, this is a dynamic alias that will always work on a tty device.

alias sshto 'ssh -X -t \!:1 "cd \!:2 ; tcsh"'
2012-03-20 20:07:37
User: pranavkn
Functions: alias
0

Changes machine and cd to specific directory

Add to .*shrc

Usage :

sshto

alias sudo='sudo '
2012-03-04 20:02:38
User: Testuser_01
Functions: alias
Tags: sudo alias shell
0

If you want to carry on your aliases while using sudo, put this into a file which will be parsed when logging in.

alias sortfast='sort -S$(($(sed '\''/MemF/!d;s/[^0-9]*//g'\'' /proc/meminfo)/2048)) $([ `nproc` -gt 1 ]&&echo -n --parallel=`nproc`)'
3

sort is way slow by default. This tells sort to use a buffer equal to half of the available free memory. It also will use multiple process for the sort equal to the number of cpus on your machine (if greater than 1). For me, it is magnitudes faster.

If you put this in your bash_profile or startup file, it will be set correctly when bash is started.

sort -S1 --parallel=2 <(echo) &>/dev/null && alias sortfast='sort -S$(($(sed '\''/MemF/!d;s/[^0-9]*//g'\'' /proc/meminfo)/2048)) $([ `nproc` -gt 1 ]&&echo -n --parallel=`nproc`)'

Alternative

echo|sort -S10M --parallel=2 &>/dev/null && alias sortfast="command sort -S$(($(sed '/MemT/!d;s/[^0-9]*//g' /proc/meminfo)/1024-200)) --parallel=$(($(command grep -c ^proc /proc/cpuinfo)*2))"
alias rm='echo "rm is disabled, use trash or /bin/rm instead."'
2012-01-27 03:11:45
User: captaincomic
Functions: alias
Tags: trash rm
0

To prevent accidental deleting of files you can disable rm with this alias. Then use the trash command from trash-cli instead.

alias path="/usr/bin/perl -e 'use Cwd; foreach my \$file (@ARGV) {print Cwd::abs_path(\$file) .\"\n\" if(-e \$file);}'"
2012-01-18 01:40:05
User: espider1
Functions: alias
1

The command creates an alias called 'path', so it's useful to add it to your .profile or .bash_profile. The path command then prints the full path of any file, directory, or list of files given. Soft links will be resolved to their true location. This is especially useful if you use scp often to copy files across systems. Now rather then using pwd to get a directory, and then doing a separate cut and paste to get a file's name, you can just type 'path file' and get the full path in one operation.

alias o='xdg-open "$@" 2>/dev/null'
2011-12-26 08:52:22
User: Bonster
Functions: alias
-3

use xdg-open without looking at error messages

examples msg:

(nautilus:3955): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: Notebook.css:21:15: Junk at end of value

alias flashplay="mplayer \$(find /proc/\$(pgrep -f 'libgcflash|libflashplayer')/fd/ -printf '%p %l\n' |grep FlashXX | cut -d\ -f1)"
2011-12-19 09:29:57
User: Aissen
Functions: alias
0

Alias to play flash videos with mplayer. You can replace mplayer with your favorite video player.

This alias supports Chrome & Firefox's way of handling the flash plugin. It will play all the videos in the cache. Note that certain videos might never make it to the cache, if the publisher ask for them not to: they will just be loaded in RAM.

A variant if you're just interested in playing the audio, for example for a music :

alias flashmusic="mplayer -vo null \$(find /proc/\$(pgrep -f 'libgcfl|libflashplayer')/fd/ -printf '%p %l\n' |grep FlashXX | cut -d\ -f1)"
alias gtasks='chromium-browser --app=https://mail.google.com/tasks/ig'
2011-12-05 22:11:00
User: Bonster
Functions: alias
-4

requires a gmail account, it opens Google tasks in a self contain window, to write your todo list and have it sync online yay =)

alias cls='printf %b '\''\033c'\'''
2011-11-01 14:31:30
Functions: alias
0

Syntax outside of an alias would be printf %b \\033c. This clears the screen and removes scrollback. Works on gnome-terminal and the XFCE's Terminal, and XTerm. It does clear the screen in Konsole and the Mac Terminal, but does not clear scrollback.