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diff <(ssh user@host1 cat /path/to/file) <(ssh user@host2 cat /path/to/file2)
ssh user@remoteserver "PGPASSWORD='passwd' pg_dump -U user bd_name | bzip2 -zv9" | bzcat | psql -U user bd_name
ssh user@host 'gunzip - > file' < file.gz
2010-09-20 14:04:47
User: putnamhill
Functions: ssh
Tags: ssh gunzip
3

This version transfers gzipped data which is unzipped as it arrives at the remote host.

gzip -cd file.gz | ssh user@host 'dd of=~/file'
2010-09-20 11:44:19
User: twfcc
Functions: gzip ssh
-3

It is an easy method unzip a file and copy it to remote machine. No unziped file on local hard drive

ssh root@192.168.0.1 "cd /;nice -n 10 tar cvpP ?exclude={"/proc/*","/sys*","/tmp/*","/home/user/*"} /">backup.tar.gz
ssh user@remote 'cat >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2' < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
echo "uptime" | tee >(ssh host1) >(ssh host2) >(ssh host3)
ssh user@host 'tar -c --use-compress-prog=pbzip2 /<dir>/<subdir>' > <localfile>.tar.bz2
tar -cf - ./file | lzma -c | ssh user@sshserver $(cd /tmp; tar --lzma -xf -)
tar cvzf - /wwwdata | ssh root@IP "dd of=/backup/wwwdata.tar.gz"
file=ftp://ftp.gimp.org/pub/gimp/v2.6/gimp-2.6.10.tar.bz2; ssh server "wget $file -O -" > $PWD/${file##*/}
2010-08-02 15:59:45
User: michaelmior
Functions: file ssh
Tags: ssh bash download
2

This command will download $file via server. I've used this when FTP was broken at the office and I needed to download some software packages.

curl -L -s `curl -s [http://podcast.com/show.rss]` | xmlstarlet sel -t -m "//enclosure[1]" -v "@url" -n | head -n 1` | ssh -t [user]@[host] "mpg123 -"
2010-07-31 00:17:47
User: denzuko
Functions: head ssh
0

Gets the latest podcast show from from your favorite Podcast. Uses curl and xmlstarlet.

Make sure you change out the items between brackets.

curl -L -s `curl -s http://www.2600.com/oth-broadband.xml` | xmlstarlet sel -t -m "//enclosure[1]" -v "@url" -n | head -n 1` | ssh -t [user]@[host] "mpg123 -"
0

Ever wanted to stream your favorite podcast across the network, well now you can.

This command will parse the iTunes enabled podcast and stream the latest episode across the network through ssh encryption.

ssh [user]@[host] "ogg123 -" < [podcast].ogg
ssh [user]@[address] "mpg321 -" < [file].mp3
2010-07-30 00:23:13
User: leovailati
Functions: ssh
6

This one doesn't need to convert to wav.

sox Klaxon.mp3 -t wav - |ssh thelab@company.com paplay
2010-07-29 23:23:39
User: camocrazed
Functions: ssh
7

This will allow you to convert an audio file to wav format, and send it via ssh to a player on the other computer, which will open and play it there. Of course, substitute your information for the sound file and remote address

You do not have to use paplay on the remote end, as it is a PulseAudio thing. If the remote end uses ALSA, you should use aplay instead. If it uses OSS, you should berate them about having a lousy sound system. Also, you're not limited to transmitting encoded as wav either, it's just that AFAIK, most systems don't come with mp3 codecs, but will play wav files fine.

If you know SoX is installed on the remote end and has mp3 codecs, you can use the following instead:

cat Klaxon.mp3 |ssh thelab@company.com play -t mp3 -

this will transmit as mp3. Again, use your specific information. if you're not playing mp3s, use another type with the -t option

ssh -C -Y -l$USER xserver.mynet.xx 'Xnest -geometry 1900x1150 -query localhost'
ssh-keygen -f ~/.ssh/id_rsa -p
2010-07-19 12:53:35
User: darkfader
Functions: ssh ssh-keygen
3

Protects your secret identity with a passphrase.

OSX 10.6 automatically does key forwarding and can store the passphrase in the keychain.

For other OSes, use ssh -A or set ForwardAgent in ssh_config to enable forwarding. Then use ssh-agent/ssh-add.

for host in host1 host2 host3; do ssh -n user@$host <command> > $host.log & done; wait
2010-07-14 14:55:31
User: cout
Functions: host ssh
1

Ssh to host1, host2, and host3, executing on each host and saving the output in {host}.log.

I don't have the 'parallel' command installed, otherwise it sounds interesting and less cryptic.

ssh-keygen -R <the_offending_host>
2010-07-11 19:37:24
User: bunam
Functions: ssh ssh-keygen
Tags: sed
41

In this case it's better do to use the dedicated tool

dd if=/dev/zero bs=4096 count=1048576 | ssh user@host.tld 'cat > /dev/null'
2010-06-08 18:49:51
User: atoponce
Functions: dd ssh
Tags: ssh dd
5

The above command will send 4GB of data from one host to the next over the network, without consuming any unnecessary disk on either the client nor the host. This is a quick and dirty way to benchmark network speed without wasting any time or disk space.

Of course, change the byte size and count as necessary.

This command also doesn't rely on any extra 3rd party utilities, as dd, ssh, cat, /dev/zero and /dev/null are installed on all major Unix-like operating systems.

ssh host -l user $(<cmd.txt)
2010-06-04 17:47:00
User: recursiverse
Functions: host ssh
30

Much simpler method. More portable version: ssh host -l user "`cat cmd.txt`"

perl -e 'system @ARGV, <STDIN>' ssh host -l user < cmd.txt
2010-06-04 17:27:20
User: recursiverse
Functions: host perl ssh
0

I was tired of the endless quoting, unquoting, re-quoting, and escaping characters that left me with working, but barely comprehensible shell one-liners. It can be really frustrating, especially if the local and remote shells differ and have their own escaping and quoting rules. I decided to try a different approach and ended up with this.

ssh -fY user@REMOTESERVER firefox -no-remote
2010-06-03 07:24:07
User: KoRoVaMiLK
Functions: ssh
5

Actually 'firefox' is a script that then launches the 'firefox-bin' executable. You need to specify the 'no-remote' option in order to launch remote firefox instead of your local one (this drove me crazy time ago)

mysqldump -q --skip-opt --force --log-error=dbname_error.log -uroot -pmysqlpassword dbname | ssh -C user@sshserver 'cd /path/to/backup/dir; cat > dbname.sql'
2010-05-29 23:06:04
User: esplinter
Functions: cat ssh
9

backup big mysql db to remote machine over ssh. "--skip-opt" option is needed when you can?t allocate full database in ram.