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sudo ps aux --sort:rss | awk '{print $2"\t"$11": "$6/1024" MB"}' | column -t | less
sudo dd if=/dev/block/device bs=1MB | pv -s `sudo blockdev --getsize64 /dev/block/device' | gzip -9 > output.img.gz
sudo ethtool -i eth0
2011-12-01 13:48:09
User: Dhinesh
Functions: sudo
Tags: ethtool

Queries the specified ethernet device for associated driver information

t=$(df|awk 'NR!=1{sum+=$2}END{print sum}');sudo du / --max-depth=1|sed '$d'|sort -rn -k1 | awk -v t=$t 'OFMT="%d" {M=64; for (a=0;a<$1;a++){if (a>c){c=a}}br=a/c;b=M*br;for(x=0;x<b;x++){printf "\033[1;31m" "|" "\033[0m"}print " "$2" "(a/t*100)"% total"}'
2011-12-01 01:21:11
User: kevinquinnyo
Functions: awk du sed sort sudo

i'm using gawk, you may get varying mileage with other varieties. You might want to change the / after du to say, /home/ or /var or something, otherwise this command might take quite some time to complete. Sorry it's so obsfucated, I had to turn a script into a one-liner under 255 characters for commandlinefu. Note: the bar ratio is relative, so the highest ratio of the total disk, "anchors" the rest of the graph. EDIT: the math was slightly wrong, fixed it. Also, made it compliant with older versions of df.

sudo cpulimit -p pid -l 50
2011-11-21 08:43:57
User: Dhinesh
Functions: sudo
Tags: cpu

This will limit the average amount of CPU it consumes.

sudo update-rc.d <scriptname> defaults
2011-11-19 08:55:38
User: Dhinesh
Functions: sudo
Tags: Ubuntu

This script will run each time you boot up.The script must be in /etc/init.d directory.

!w sudo tee %
lxc-ls | sort -u | xargs -i sudo lxc-info -n {}
2011-10-28 11:10:02
User: Rhonda
Functions: sort sudo xargs
Tags: status lxc

This short snippet outputs the state of all containers available on your system. It is quite helpful to see which ones are running and which are stopped. Please notice that the "sort -u" is needed, otherwise running containers will be reported twice (see output of "lxc-ls" on its own for why)

sudo /opt/nessus/sbin/nessusd
2011-10-22 19:04:43
User: ozzy
Functions: sudo
Tags: Nessus

Starts the Nessus daemon, downloads and processes the plugins.

for D in `mount -lt cifs | sed 's/.*on \(\/.\+\) type.*/\1/'`; do echo -n "UNMOUNTING $D..."; sudo umount $D; echo " [DONE]"; done;
2011-10-19 18:14:19
User: crazedsanity
Functions: echo sed sudo umount

Unmounts all CIFS-based network drives. Very nice for shutting down network mounts on a Linux laptop just prior to going to sleep.

sync && echo 3 | sudo tee /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
sudo tcpdump -n -i eth0 -w data.pcap -v tcp or udp and 'not host'
sudo dpkg -i `ls -tr *.deb | tail -n4`
2011-10-09 14:20:11
User: _john
Functions: sudo tail

after kernel build with make deb-pkg, I like to install the 4 newest packages that exist in the directory. Beware: might be fewer for you....

sudo grub-install --root-directory=/media/ubuntu /dev/sda
2011-09-27 17:51:56
User: totti
Functions: sudo
Tags: grub boot fix

From live CD mount(open) the Ubuntu installed drive.

Copy the location (press Ctrl+l, Ctrl+c ) eg: /media/ubuntuuuu

Open terminal (Apllication->accessories->terminal)

Type this:

sudo grub-install --root-directory=/media/ubuntuuuu /dev/sda

(replace /media/ubuntuuuu with what u got (ie paste))

Will show success message. Now reboot

sudo ngrep -lqi -p -W none ^get\|^post tcp dst port 80 -d eth0 | egrep '(flv|mp4|m4v|mov|mp3|wmv)'
2011-09-18 06:33:36
User: marste
Functions: egrep sudo

Discover host and url of media files (ex. flv, mp4, m4v..).

It locate the urls of audio and video files so that they can be recorded.

sudo service bluetooth restart
sudo find / -type f | perl -MFile::Basename -ne '$counts{dirname($_)}++; END { foreach $d (sort keys %counts) {printf("%d\t%s\n",$counts{$d},$d);} }'|sort -rn | tee /tmp/sortedfilecount.out | head
2011-09-14 19:41:19
User: tamouse
Functions: find perl sort sudo tee

Find which directories on your system contain a lot of files.

Edit: much shorter and betterer with -n switch.

sudo chown -R nobody:admin /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs/
sudo netstat|head -n2|tail -n1 && sudo netstat -a|grep udp && echo && sudo netstat|head -n2|tail -n1 && sudo netstat -a|grep tcp
if [ $EUID -ne 0 ];then if [ -t $DISPLAY ]; then sudo $0 "$*"; exit; else xdg-su -c "$0 $*"; exit;fi;fi
2011-08-24 18:03:46
User: houghi
Functions: sudo

Will run the script as root and exit if the wrong or no password is given. Also will keep the parameters active if any where given.

if [ $EUID -ne 0 ]; then if [ -t 0 ]; then exec sudo $0; else exec gksu $0; fi; fi;
2011-08-23 11:43:37
User: stanix
Functions: exec sudo

Place this code at the beginning of your script to ensure that it can only be executed by the root.

sudo ettercap -T -w out.pcap -i wlan0 -M ARP // //
sudo sox <file name>.wav -r 8000 <file name>.gsm
sudo sox <file name>.wav -r 8000 <file name>.gsm
sudo apt-get -y purge $(dpkg --get-selections | awk '((/^linux-/) && (/[0-9]\./) && (!/'"`uname -r | sed "s/-generic//g"`"'/)) {print $1}')
2011-08-04 14:02:02
User: dakira
Functions: awk sudo

Removes all kernels and corresponding packages except of the one you're currently using.