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It never ends
Using DynDNS or a similar service not only allows access to your home machine from outside without needing to know what IP the ISP has assigned to it but it also comes in handy if you want to know your external IP address. The only purpose of the sed command is to remove the leading "host.na.me has address " part from the output. If you don't need to discard it you can simply use
Gets the internal and external IP addresses of all your interfaces, or the ones given as arguments
The same as the other user, but smarter, using -d and -f
This one will work a little better, the regular expressions it is not 100% accurate for XML parsing but it will suffice any XML valid document for sure.
Calculates md5 sum of files. sort (required for uniq to work). uniq based on only the hash. use cut ro remove the hash from the result.
When you've got a list of numbers each on its row, the ECHO command puts them on a simple line, separated by space. You can then substitute the spaces with an operator. Finally, pipe it to the BC program.
Should work on all systems that use dpkg and APT package management.
If you use newsgroups then you'll have come across split files before. Joining together a whole batch of them can be a pain so this will do the whole folder in one.
Get the IP address of all your network cards.
to clean up the extra lines
another way to output the IP address' of the system
grep's -c outputs how may matches there are for a given file as "file:N", cut takes the N's and awk does the sum.
In Debian based distros, this command will list 'binutils' package details which contains 'nm' command. You can replace 'nm' to any other command.
Skype has an internal regex which depicts the emoticons it supports. However you cannot simply search the binary file for it. This small 181 character line will do just that, provided skype is running. And of course, only works in linux.
additionally use "find /etc/cron*" for cronscripts
This set of commands was very convenient for me when I was preparing some xml files for typesetting a book. I wanted to check what styles I had to prepare but coudn't remember all tags that I used. This one saved me from error-prone browsing of all my files. It should be also useful if one tries to process xml files with xsl, when using own xml application.
Here the pattern is '*.jar', you could pass in any pattern.
Another, maybe nicer way to do this is
You could replace sed with tr