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Calls sudo tee like all the other lines, but also automatically reloads the file.
Optionally you can add
command Wq :execute ':W' | :q
command WQ :Wq
to make quitting easier
Find which directories on your system contain a lot of files.
Edit: much shorter and betterer with -n switch.
If you need to fix a randomly failing test (race condition), you need to run it until you get that hard-to-reproduce failure.
This is a more concise answer to http://blog.commandlinekungfu.com/2011/09/episode-158-old-switcheroo.html in my opinion.
probably just like 1204, but uses tee as a filter (+ I actually understand how this one works)
You can find every file with png extension and redirect its output to file. Later you can find a string inside the file.
extracts path to each md5 checksum file, then, for each path, cd to it, check the md5sum, then cd - to toggle back to the starting directory. greps at the end to remove cd chattering on about the current directory.
Put this command on /etc/rc.local.
Sometimes you might need to have two copies of data that is in tar. You might unpack, and then copy, but if IO is slow, you might lower it by automatically writing it twice (or more times)
when using named pipes only one reader is given the output by default. Also, most commands piped to by grep use a buffer which save output until tail -f finishes, which is not convenient. Here, using a combination of tee, sub-processes and the --line-buffered switch in grep we can workaround the problem.
Backups $DIR_TO_BACKUP into tape, creating on the fly a MD5SUM file of the backup.
Then rewinds one record on tape and checks if it's well written.
This one is a little bit easier for those of us that aren't always root.
Watch any command (pipes ok, quotes be careful) and keep history in a file. Good for watching and recording any kind of status or error condition, file creations, etc. The choice of "who" as CMD was just to show an obvious usage.
Uses plenty of shell tricks that can be disassembled for simpler stuff. It's deliberately not perfect, but it is generic, and can be customized for your own uses. Had to shorten a little to meet 255 chars.
Better than "watch" how? It keeps a date log of what is going on, and tee'd output is plain-text.
Watch a video while it's downloading. It's additionally saved to the disk for later viewing.
Doesn't work so well if you connect from windows. Linux only sends LF where windows wants CRLF. The alternative command works better with windows, however it uses script and a named pipe.
run 'nc yourip 5000', 'nc yourip 5001' or 'nc yourip 5002' elsewhere will produce an exact same mirror of your shell. This is handy when you want to show someone else some amazing stuff in your shell without giving them control over it.
We sometimes need to change kernel parameters by echoing the file . This needs root privilege and if we do it using sudo like this , it fails
sudo echo ondemand > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor
-bash: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor: Permission denied
We can achieve this with the tee command by just doing sudo without logging as root user