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Terminal - Commands using sudo - 400 results
sudo bash -c "sleep 30m; pm-hibernate"
2012-05-21 17:56:11
Functions: bash sudo
0

Can use minute - m, hour - h

Eg: sudo bash -c "sleep 2h; pm-hibernate"

will hibernate the system after 2hours.

while pgrep wget || sudo shutdown -P now; do sleep 1m; done
cd /System/Library/LaunchDaemons; sudo launchctl load -w com.apple.metadata.mds.plist
sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
2012-05-15 18:33:51
User: Xeno
Functions: killall sudo
0

Purges DNS cache of OS X.

dscacheutil -flushcache does not work since OS X 10.7.

sudo scp <file or folder> <name of pc 1>@<IP of pc 2>:
sudo echo "package url" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
2012-05-01 21:32:51
User: Gunni
Functions: echo sudo
0

">>" appends to the file

">" replaces the entire file

make sure to use ">>"

find . -user root | xargs sudo chown me:me
2012-04-24 18:29:13
Functions: chown find sudo xargs
-2

be careful where you execute this from

do a 'sudo ls' beforehand to prime sudo to not ask for your password

while true; do sudo cat /dev/input/mouse0|read -n1;streamer -q -o /tmp/cam.jpeg -s 640x480 > /dev/null 2>&1; sleep 10;done
2012-04-22 01:51:30
User: SQUIIDUX
Functions: cat read sleep sudo
Tags: cat streamer
4

This takes a webcam picture every everytime the mouse is moved (waits 10 seconds between checking for movement) and stores the picture wherever you want it.

Ideas:

Use in conjunction with a dropbox type application to see who is using your computer

Use /dev/input/mice if /dev/input/mouse* doesn't work

Use the bones of this to make a simple screensaver

echo "[some repository]" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
2012-04-21 17:54:08
Functions: echo sudo tee
-2

For instance, to add mongodb 10gen package

echo "deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/ubuntu-upstart dist 10gen" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

echo mem|sudo tee /sys/power/state
sudo usermod -a -G vboxusers <username>
sudo locale-gen en_GB.UTF-8 && sudo locale-gen --purge && sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales
2012-04-09 08:33:22
User: WMP
Functions: sudo
1

Fix for ubuntu error:

perl: warning: Setting locale failed.

perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:

LANGUAGE = "en_GB:en",

LC_ALL = (unset),

LANG = "en_GB.UTF-8"

are supported and installed on your system.

perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").

locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory

locale: Cannot set LC_MESSAGES to default locale: No such file or directory

locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory

sudo apt-get remove $(dpkg -l|awk '/^ii linux-image-/{print $2}'|sed 's/linux-image-//'|awk -v v=`uname -r` 'v>$0'|sed 's/-generic//'|awk '{printf("linux-headers-%s\nlinux-headers-%s-generic\nlinux-image-%s-generic\n",$0,$0,$0)}')
2012-04-02 10:53:40
User: mtron
Functions: awk sed sudo
-1

small update for this command to work with linux kernels 3.x

sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
2012-03-27 21:07:45
Functions: sudo
1

Bash snippet to force GNU/Linux keyboard settings, layout and configuration.

Usefull when some GNU/Linux distributions such as *Ubuntu's store only limited configation options due to demonstration purposes on LiveUSB or Live persistent devices.

Overcomes the English QWERTY to French AZERTY settings failure.

Code bash en ligne de commande pour forcer l'adoption du clavier AZERTY sur les cl? USB bootable en Ubuntu.

ps h --ppid $(cat /var/run/apache2.pid) | awk '{print"-p " $1}' | xargs sudo strace
2012-03-21 01:59:41
Functions: awk cat ps sudo xargs
2

Like the original version except it does not include the parent apache process or the grep process and adds "sudo" so it can be run by user.

sudo find foldername -type f -exec chmod 644 {} ";"
sudo find foldername -type d -exec chmod 755 {} ";"
sudo sync && sudo echo 3 | sudo tee /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
2012-03-17 08:27:58
User: StephenJudge
Functions: echo sudo sync tee
Tags: memory cache
-2

"That's it. Not much to see here. The first command writes any cache data that hasn't been written to the disk out to the disk. The second command tells the kernel to drop what's cached. Not much to it. This invalidates the write cache as well as the read cache, which is why we have the sync command first. Supposedly, it is possible to have some cached write data never make it to disk, so use it with caution, and NEVER do it on a production server. You could ... but why take the risk?

As long as you are running a post 2.6.16 kernel,..."

Source: http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=3621283&postcount=1

sudo xvfb-run --server-args="-screen 0, 1024x768x24" ./webkit2png.py -o google.png http://www.google.com
sudo `which adb` ppp "shell:pppd nodetach noauth noipdefault /dev/tty" nodetach noauth noipdefault notty 192.168.0.100:192.168.0.200
sudo find . -name "syslog*.gz" -type f | xargs gzip -cd | grep "Mounted"
sudo curl "http://hg.mindrot.org/openssh/raw-file/c746d1a70cfa/contrib/ssh-copy-id" -o /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id && sudo chmod 755 /usr/bin/ssh-copy-id
2012-02-09 20:29:24
User: misterich
Functions: chmod sudo
-1

Mac install ssh-copy-id

From there on out, you would upload keys to a server like this:

(make sure to double quote the full path to your key)

ssh-copy-id -i "/PATH/TO/YOUR/PRIVATE/KEY" username@server

or, if your SSH server uses a different port (often, they will require that the port be '2222' or some other nonsense:

(note the double quotes on *both* the "/path/to/key" and "user@server -pXXXX"):

ssh-copy-id -i "/PATH/TO/YOUR/PRIVATE/KEY" "username@server -pXXXX"

...where XXXX is the ssh port on that server

x="/tmp/auth.html";sudo cat /var/log/auth.log | logtool -o HTML >$x;xdg-open $x;rm $x
2012-02-09 13:36:21
Functions: cat rm sudo
0

similar to previous except this exports to a temporary file, opens that file with your default web browser, then deletes it.

sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name
sudo dmidecode | grep Product