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Terminal - Commands using yes - 29 results
dsadd group cn=group_name,dc=example,dc=com -secgrp yes -scope g -samid group_name
2014-03-06 15:25:17
Functions: yes
Tags: windows group cmd
0

-secgrp no for distribution

-scope u for distribution

yes 'echo $(( RANDOM%100+1 )); sleep 5' | bash
2013-11-09 16:22:59
User: stx
Functions: sleep yes
0

This one is for OS X users: sort -R and shuf aren't available in Lion (10.7.5)

yes 'c=(" " " " " " 0 1); printf "${c[RANDOM%5]}"' | bash
svn ps svn:executable yes /web/itscripts/check_mail.plproperty
yes | !!
2012-10-05 10:09:39
User: freck
Functions: yes
Tags: bash
1

I doubt this works with other than bash, but then again, I havent tried.

The 'yes' utility is very simple, it outputs a hell of a lot of 'y's to standard input.

The '!!' command means 'the last command'. So this one-lines inputs a lot of y's into the last command, aggressively agreeing to everything. For instance, when doing apt-get.

yes "" | cat -n | awk '{print "S=`echo All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. | cut -c",($1 - 1) % 43 + 1 "`;echo -n \"$S\";seq 500000 > /dev/null"}'| bash
yes "$(seq 232 255;seq 254 -1 233)" | while read i; do printf "\x1b[48;5;${i}m\n"; sleep .01; done
yes 1 | fdupes -rd $folder
2011-06-02 18:15:24
User: torrid
Functions: yes
Tags: deduplicate
-2

This command deletes all but the first occurrence of a duplicate file in one or more folders.

while true; do while [ `date +%H%M` == "1857" ] ; do sleep 1s; yes | head -n 2000 > /dev/dsp; done; done;
2011-04-23 14:44:26
User: mrwill
Functions: head sleep yes
-1

this command will beep like an alarm for one minute from 18:57. you can change "1857" to your desired time.

you should have alsa-oss package installed, and you should also be root or part of "audio" group.

sleep 15m; yes > /dev/dsp
2011-04-17 15:19:14
User: winemore
Functions: sleep yes
0

Just replace 15m with desired time. no suffix or 's' for seconds; 'h' for hours

You need to be root or in audio group to write to /dev/dsp.

You may use yes | head -n 2000 for about 1 second beep.

Wrote this as echo -e '\a' not always works as desired (ex. visual bell)

taskset 0x00000001 yes > /dev/null &
2011-04-03 07:23:53
User: kerim
Functions: taskset yes
8

For each cpu set mask and then monitor your cpu infos. Temp,load avg. etc.

For example for 2nd cpu or 2nd core

taskset 0x00000002 yes > /dev/null &

For example for 3rd cpu or 3rd core

taskset 0x00000004 yes > /dev/null &

For example for 4th cpu or 4th core

taskset 0x00000008 yes > /dev/null &

Monitor your cpu temp with this command if you want

watch -n1 "acpi -t"

Load avg. from top command

top

kerim@bayner.com

http://www.bayner.com/

yes 'clear;printf "`date`\n" | figlet -f starwars | boxes;sleep 1' | sh
2011-02-16 03:58:19
User: lkjoel
Functions: printf sleep yes
0

This is a different version from my original command: Console clock -- Beautiful (http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/7902/console-clock-beautiful )

This one uses Boxes and Figlet.

To install the dependencies on Ubuntu, type in:

sudo apt-get install boxes figlet

To install the dependencies on Debian, type in:

aptitude install boxes figlet
yes 'clear;printf "\n\n`date`\n" | figlet -f starwars;sleep 1' | sh
2011-02-16 03:05:52
User: lkjoel
Functions: printf sleep yes
1

This will show a console clock with Figlet.

This is with the Star Wars font.

Change the -f option to anything else.

Notice: You need Figlet installed for this to work.

To install Figlet on Ubuntu, type in:

sudo apt-get install figlet

To install Figlet on Debian, type in:

aptitude install figlet
yes 'clear;printf "\n\n\n\n\t\t\t`date`\n";sleep 1' | sh
2011-02-16 02:57:16
User: lkjoel
Functions: printf sleep yes
2

This command will automatically clear the old clock time, and show the new clock time.

It will also slightly format it.

yes "echo -ne '\r'\`date\`;sleep 1" | sh
yes n | cp something toSomeWhereElse
yes '' | head -n100
yes n | cp -p -i -r <src> <dest>
yes|for x in one two three; do echo result - $x; done
2010-06-01 14:49:29
User: Panikos
Functions: echo yes
-2

simple bash one liner to pass multiple arguments to command one by one. optional yes/no pipe at beginning of command

yes | pv | ssh $host "cat > /dev/null"
2009-12-27 21:34:23
User: opertinicy
Functions: ssh yes
Tags: ssh yes pv
23

connects to host via ssh and displays the live transfer speed, directing all transferred data to /dev/null

needs pv installed

Debian: 'apt-get install pv'

Fedora: 'yum install pv' (may need the 'extras' repository enabled)

yes "$(seq 1 255)" | while read i; do printf "\x1b[48;5;${i}m\n"; sleep .01; done
yes n
yes | tr 'y' 'n'
yes "$(seq 232 255;seq 254 -1 233)" | while read i; do printf "\x1b[48;5;${i}m\n"; sleep .01; done
yes '' | cat -n