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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
Filter entries in OpenSuse /var/log/messages like:
timestamp servername kernel: [83242.108090] btrfs: checksum error at logical 1592344576 on dev /dev/sda5, sector 5223584, root 5, inode 2652, offset 282624, length 4096, links 1 (path: log/warn)
Using the $PIPESTATUS array you can get the results of a command in a sequence of commands piped together. The command above returns the result of grep -o "bob", which is exit result of 1 since no match was made.
Mac OSX friendly version of google function
Show If Someone Is Connected To The Android Device On And Get Their IP Address
There are times when a X Window server hangs. When this happens, you can log in on a terminal and kill the Xorg process (i.e. the X Server). This one line command will do the trick.
Better to use this command instead of installing whole new application to check the battery stats.
Found it online and could be very useful
Many tasks need mac id check. above command exactly do the same
Convert all .weblock files (Apple url) to a url on the stdout.
For a given filesystem return the LUN ID. Command assumes 1:1 relationship between fs:lv:hdisk:lun which may not be the case in all environments.
Find all private keys and dump their fingerprints.
Deletes files in the current directory or its subdirectories that match "regexp" but handle directories, newlines, spaces, and other funky characters better than the original #13315. Also uses grep's "-q" to be quiet and quit at the first match, making this much faster. No need for awk either.