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sudo sed -i 's/Exec=skype %U/Exec=skype --disable-cleanlooks -style GTK %U/' /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop
2013-04-17 08:43:00
User: FadeMind
Functions: sed sudo

Replace default command in skype.desktop file.

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

Install Ksuperkey one command in Kubuntu.

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

sudo sed -i 's/raspberrypi/pita1/' /etc/hosts /etc/hostname; sudo reboot
2013-04-16 07:27:41
User: egeoffray
Functions: sed sudo

Your computer's name is raspberrypi and you want to rename it to pita1.

This command will change both the hostname and the name used for netwrk communications.

sudo shutdown 3600 -P
2013-04-14 16:14:23
Functions: shutdown sudo

You can easily stop shutdowning process by CTRL+C

sudo -u apache find . -not -perm /o+r
sudo -u apache find . -not -readable
sudo port selfupdate ; echo '---------' ; sudo port upgrade outdated
dpkg --list | grep '^rc\b' | awk '{ print $2 }' | xargs sudo dpkg -P
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get clean
sudo cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Paris /etc/localtime
sudo ifconfig wlan0 | grep inet | awk 'NR==1 {print $2}' | cut -c 6-
2013-02-18 14:10:07
User: mouths
Functions: awk cut grep ifconfig sudo

On wired connections set 'eth0' instead of 'wlan0'

sudo find / -type f -name config.inc.php -exec vim -p {} +
2013-02-12 11:00:02
User: sinevar
Functions: find sudo vim

Opening several files at once in Vim can be very easy in connection with find command.

sudo apt-get <apt-get command and options> --print-uris -qq | sed -n "s/'\([^ ]\+\)' \([^ ]\+\) \([^ ]\+\) MD5Sum:\([^ ]\+\)/wget -c \1/p" > dowload_deb_list.txt
sudo dd if=/dev/sdc bs=4096 | pv -s `sudo mount /dev/sdc /media/sdc && du -sb /media/sdc/ |awk '{print $1}' && sudo umount /media/sdc`| sudo dd bs=4096 of=~/USB_BLACK_BACKUP.IMG
export BLOCKSIZE='sudo blockdev --getsize64 /dev/sdc' && sudo dd if=/dev/sdc bs=1MB | pv -s $BLOCKSIZE | gzip -9 > USB_SD_BACKUP.img.gz
2013-02-05 18:10:25
User: hur1can3
Functions: dd export gzip sudo

This is a useful command to backup an sd card with relative total size for piping to pv with a progressbar

sudo nethogs eth0
alias locate='if [ $((`date +%s`-`eval $(stat -s /var/db/locate.database); echo $st_mtime`)) -gt 3600 ]; then echo "locate: db is too old!">/dev/stderr; sudo /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb; fi; locate -i'
2013-01-21 17:45:50
User: jhyland87
Functions: alias echo locate stat sudo
Tags: locate osx mac

MAC OSX doesn't come with a locate command, This will do the same thing as the locate command on a typical Linux OS.

Simply add it to your ~/.bash_profile

sudo pm-hibernate
for ARG in * ; do sudo -u USER 7z x -o"$(echo $ARG|sed 's/\(.*\)\..*/\1/')" "$ARG" ; done
2012-12-31 19:47:24
User: n158
Functions: sudo

Magic line will extract almost all possible archives from current folder in its own folders. Don't forget to change USER name in sudo command. sed is used to create names for folders from archive names w/o extension. You can test sed expression, used in this command:

arg='war.lan.net' ; x=$(echo $arg|sed 's/\(.*\)\..*/\1/') ; echo $x

If some archives can't be extracted, install packages:

apt-get install p7zip-full p7zip-rar

Hope this will save a lot of your time. Enjoy.

sudo !!
2012-12-21 03:37:40
User: Travis
Functions: sudo
Tags: sudo

you will be sad after you run a command and find out it needs root, so you should run it again but with prefix sudo.

so this line is to make it simple. just 'sudo !!'

sudo dmidecode | grep Product
2012-12-18 12:31:39
User: joaquindlz
Functions: grep sudo

Command used to know if we are working on a virtual or physical machine. This command will use the dmidecode utility to retrieve hardware information of your computer via the BIOS. Run this command as root or with sudo.

sudo ettercap -T -Q -M arp -i wlan0 // //
sudo urlsnarf -i wlan0
sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ phpmyadmin
diff -u <(ssh -t user@host1 sudo cat /dir1/file1) <(ssh -t user@host2 sudo cat /dir2/file2)