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sudo apt-get purge $(dpkg -l linux-{image,headers}-"[0-9]*" | awk '/ii/{print $2}' | grep -ve "$(uname -r | sed -r 's/-[a-z]+//')")
sudo iptables -A INPUT -m limit --limit 2000/sec -j ACCEPT && sudo iptables -A INPUT -j DROP
2015-03-09 20:16:17
User: qdrizh
Functions: iptables sudo
Tags: iptables
1

VPS server hosts suspect DOS attack if PPS is too high. This limits packets at the interface level. Do "sudo apt-get install iptables-persistent" to make persistent, or, if you already have, reconfigure with "sudo dpkg-reconfigure iptables-persistent"

command foo bar | sudo tee /etc/write-protected > /dev/null
sudo gpg --refresh-keys; sudo apt-key update; sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/{lists,lists.old}; sudo mkdir -p /var/lib/apt/lists/partial; sudo apt-get clean all; sudo apt-get update
sudo netstat -tulpn | grep :8080
python -c "import pip; print(' '.join([x.project_name for x in pip.get_installed_distributions()]))" | xargs sudo pip install -U
sudo hdparm -B 200 /dev/sda
sudo tee /path/to/file < /dev/null
sudo bash -c "> /var/log/httpd/access_log"
for i in chmod chown; do sudo "$i" --reference=/home/user/copyfromfile /tmp/targetfile; done
2014-08-28 15:08:32
User: zlemini
Functions: chmod sudo
2

Copy both perms and owner group from one file to another.

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.

sudo dpkg -P $(dpkg -l yourPkgName* | awk '$2 ~ /yourPkgName.*/ && $1 ~ /.i/ {print $2}')
2014-08-06 22:40:32
User: wejn
Functions: awk sudo
Tags: dpkg purge
0

Recently in Debian Wheezy the dpkg command refuses to work with wildcards, so this is the one-liner alternative. (alternative to #13614)

sudo restart lightdm
sudo dpkg -P $(sudo dpkg -l yourPkgName* | awk '$2 ~ /yourPkgName.*/' | awk '$1 ~ /.i/' | awk '{print $2}')
2014-08-02 18:14:02
User: woohoo
Functions: awk sudo
Tags: dpkg purge
0

Recently in Debian Wheezy the dpkg command refuses to work with wildcards, so this is the one-liner alternative.

sudo bash -c "cd /PATH/TO/THE/DIRECTORY;bash"
2014-07-28 20:20:04
User: Zath
Functions: bash sudo
0

Change current working directory with root permissions.

Place this snippet in your .bashrc to add a new "sudocd" command:

function sudocd { sudo bash -c "cd $1;bash" }

Usage: sudocd DIRECTORY

Please note that if you will use this command to cd into directories with the permissions allowing only root to be in them, you will have to use sudo as a prefix to every command that changes/does something in that directory (yes, even ls).

sudo ln -s /Applications/MAMP/tmp/mysql/mysql.sock /tmp/mysql.sock
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.

sudo kill -9 $( ps -e | grep Xorg | awk '{ print $1 }' )
2014-06-01 22:43:32
Functions: awk grep kill ps sudo
0

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.

sudo efibootmgr --bootnext `efibootmgr | sed -n "s/^Boot\([0-9]\{4\}\)\* Windows Boot Manager$/\1/p"` && reboot
2014-05-31 11:51:52
User: moneytoo
Functions: sed sudo
0

Quickly reboot directly to Windows (or any other operating system) without the need to enter BIOS/UEFI or boot loader (if any). It's valid for one boot only, no persistent changes to boot priorities.

sudo ntpdate serverip
export NEWUSER=newuser; mkdir /home/$NEWUSER; useradd -d /home/$NEWUSER -s /bin/bash -G sudo $NEWUSER; passwd $NEWUSER
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:PPA_TO_ADD
2014-04-24 20:02:39
User: KlfJoat
Functions: sudo
-1

There is no longer a need to add PGP keys for Ubuntu Launchpad PPA's.

The add-apt-repository command creates a new file for the PPA in /etc/sources.list.d/ then adds the PPA's keys to the apt keyring automatically. No muss, no fuss.

sudo /sbin/route add -host 192.168.12.50 -interface ppp0
2014-04-13 00:17:53
User: jifilis
Functions: sudo
Tags: unix VPN route
0

In this example, 192.168.12.50 is the host that should be routed via the VPN and "ppp0" is the name of the VPN network interface (ifconfig shows you the list of network interfaces). Can be a IP or domain name.