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sudo apt-get install ufraw
2015-08-20 20:37:00
User: dnlcorrea
Functions: install sudo
0

Convert RAW files (eg. .CR2) to JPEGs, PNGs and whatnot.

pm2 install pm2-webshell
2015-06-11 12:43:49
User: strzel_a
Functions: install
-11

pm2 is a process manager that includes a module system to install powerful and small softwares

sudo npm cache clean -f | sudo npm install -g n | sudo n stable
install -m 0400 foo bar/
2015-03-02 13:20:38
User: op4
Functions: install
Tags: backup mv cp
3

Prior to working on/modifying a file, use the 'install -m' command which can both copy files, create directories, and set their permissions at the same time. Useful when you are working in the public_html folder and need to keep the cp'd file hidden.

python -c "import pip; print(' '.join([x.project_name for x in pip.get_installed_distributions()]))" | xargs sudo pip install -U
sudo pip install rainbowstream && rainbowstream -iot
2014-08-20 06:45:16
User: DTVD
Functions: install sudo
0

Rainbow Stream is a smart and nice Twitter client on terminal.

Almost everything you can do with a GUI application can be done, even viewing an image.

- Tab-autocomplete, history browsing

- Beautiful built-in themes and custom configuration support

- Tweet's images directly on your terminal.

gem install -g
sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
sudo apt-get install p7zip-rar p7zip-full unace unrar zip unzip sharutils rar uudeview mpack arj cabextract file-roller
sudo apt-get install libavcodec-extra
2014-06-03 16:28:22
Functions: install sudo
2

Install the unrestricted version of libavcodec . It will keep away from any issues or missing codecs in video editors or transcoders. Install unrestricted version of libavcodec by the command.

yum install php-tidy
brew install ssh-copy-id; ssh-copy-id user@host
cabal update && cabal install pandoc
2013-08-25 14:25:43
User: Romero
Functions: install
1

An alternative to built-in package manager, keep pandoc in sync with upstream releases.

cat -n install | head -n 150 | tac | head -n 50 | tac
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`
2013-04-18 03:18:26
User: farazyashar
Functions: install sudo
2

Install the Linux kernel headers for currently running kernel version on Debian-based systems via apt-get

sudo apt-get install git gcc make libx11-dev libxtst-dev pkg-config -y && git clone https://github.com/hanschen/ksuperkey.git && cd ksuperkey && make && sudo mv ksuperkey /usr/bin/ksuperkey && cd ~ && rm -rf ksuperkey
2013-04-17 07:12:46
User: FadeMind
Functions: cd gcc install make mv rm sudo
0

Install Ksuperkey one command in Kubuntu.

You must manually add ksuperkey to autostart in System Settings KDE.

apt-get install phpmyadmin; echo "Include /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf" >> /etc/apache2/apache2.conf; service apache2 restart
2013-04-06 16:20:55
User: ZEROF
Functions: apt echo install
0

This command will install phpmyadmin, set apache2 server and restart apache2. After running this command you can open phpmyadmin on http://yoursite.com/phpmyadmin

sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ phpmyadmin
dpkg --list | rgrep ii | cut -d" " -f3 | sed ':a;N;$!ba;s/\n/ /g' | sed 's/^\(.\)/apt-get install \1/'
sudo apt-get install aptitude
yum install zsh
2012-04-02 12:53:30
User: netaxiz
Functions: install
-22

Use ZSH instead of bash, typing .. will move you up one directory, without the need to alias it.

find ~/path/to/apk/files -name '*.apk' -exec adb install {} \;
2012-02-16 03:59:44
Functions: find install
Tags: find adb
0

You must have the android sdk installed with 'adb' executable on your system. This is just a way to loop over files in a folder using 'find' to locate and install android apps.

sudo env ARCHFLAGS="-arch x86_64" gem install mysql
apt-get install `ssh root@host_you_want_to_clone "dpkg -l | grep ii" | awk '{print $2}'`
$sudo aptitude install python-virtualenv; virtualenv --no-site-packages jpaenv; source jpaenv/bin/activate