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grab the weather, with a little expletive fun. replace the 48104 with a US zipcode, or the name of your city (such as ZIP="oslo"), unless you want to know what the weather is like for me (and that's fine too)
'jot' does not come with most *nix distros, so we need to use seq to make it work. This version tested good on Fedora 11.
Debian: Mark all dependent packages as manually installed. So they are not automatically removed if you remove some meta package - like gnome-desktop-environment for example.
This is an extension of a previous command by satyavvd on 2009-07-23 12:04:02, but this one grabs the whole archive. Hard coded numbers in previous script capped number of commands that could be fetched. This one grabs them all regardless of how big the archive gets.
to download latest version of "util", maybe insert a sort if they wont be shown in right order.
curl lists all files on mirror, grep your util, tail -1 will gets the one lists on the bottom and get it with wget
This will download a Youtube playlist and mostly anything http://code.google.com/apis/youtube/2.0/reference.html#Video_Feeds
The files will be saved by $id.flv
This will allow you to watch as matches occur in real-time. To filter out only ACCEPT, DROP, LOG..etc, then run the following command: watch 'iptables -nvL | grep -v "0 0" && grep "ACCEPT"' The -v is used to do an inverted filter. ie. NOT "0 0"
Tested in Linux and OSX
You can tell GCC to automatically select optimization commands and produce optimized code for the local machine (the one compiling the code), but you can't normally see what switches have been selected and used unless you append a "-v" and pause compilation.
Character: "?" is the Byte Order Mark (BOM) of the Unicode Standard.
Specifically it is the hex bytes EF BB BF, which form the UTF-8 representation of the BOM,
misinterpreted as ISO 8859/1 text instead of UTF-8.
Do this with caution.
Can be used to help perform some SEO optimizations.
get files without extensions, get ASCII and utf-8 as "text/plain"
Check which files are opened by Firefox then sort by largest size (in MB). You can see all files opened by just replacing grep to "/". Useful if you'd like to debug and check which extensions or files are taking too much memory resources in Firefox.
Best to put it in a file somewhere in your path. (I call the file spath)
IFS=:; find $PATH | grep $1
Usage: $ spath php
-exec works better and faster then using a pipe
As an alternative to using an additional grep -v grep you can use a simple regular expression in the search pattern (first letter is something out of the single letter list ;-)) to drop the grep command itself.
doesn't do case-insensitive filenames like iname but otherwise likely to be faster