Hide

What's this?

commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again.

Delete that bloated snippets file you've been using and share your personal repository with the world. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.


If you have a new feature suggestion or find a bug, please get in touch via http://commandlinefu.uservoice.com/

Get involved!

You can sign-in using OpenID credentials, or register a traditional username and password.

First-time OpenID users will be automatically assigned a username which can be changed after signing in.

Universal configuration monitoring and system of record for IT.
Hide

Stay in the loop…

Follow the Tweets.

Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.

» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu3
» http://twitter.com/commandlinefu10

Subscribe to the feeds.

Use your favourite RSS aggregator to stay in touch with the latest commands. There are feeds mirroring the 3 Twitter streams as well as for virtually every other subset (users, tags, functions,…):

Subscribe to the feed for:

Hide

News

May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!
Hide

Top Tags

Hide

Functions

Hide

Credits

see who's using DOM storage a/k/a Web Storage, super cookies

Terminal - see who's using DOM storage a/k/a Web Storage, super cookies
strings ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/webappsstore.sqlite|grep -Eo "^.+\.:" |rev
2011-09-26 15:23:09
Functions: grep strings
8
see who's using DOM storage a/k/a Web Storage, super cookies

Someone over at Mozilla dot Org probably said, "I know, let's create a super-duper universal replacement for browser cookies that are persistent and even more creepy and then NOT give our browser users the tools they need to monitor, read, block or selectively remove them!"

.

This will let you see all the DOM object users in all your firefox profiles. Feel free to toss a `| sort -u` on the end to remove dupes.

.

I highly recommend you treat these as "session cookies" by scripting something that deletes this sqlite database during each firefox start-up.

.

note: does not do anything for so-called "flash cookies"

Alternatives

There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

Know a better way?

If you can do better, submit your command here.

What others think

Good gracious you are running strings on a database?? Why not use the sqlite command?

Comment by chx 196 weeks and 1 day ago

@chx

so something like:

echo ".dump"|sqlite3 ~/.mozilla/firefox/xxxxxxxx.default/webappsstore.sqlite |grep -oE "S\('.+\.:" |rev

would be simpler? Shorter? More elegant?

Comment by unixmonkey8121 196 weeks ago

Amazing.. I guess I should use Chromium? Bah.. google is probably doing the same thing.. err... Thanks for bringing this up I never knew this before.

Comment by zaipai 196 weeks ago

I shouldn't pick on Firefox. This is a feature of HTML5. So you are SOL on Chromium. Someone will write an extension for something eventually that will let you manage this like plug-ins let you manage standard cookies.

Comment by unixmonkey365 196 weeks ago

Your point of view

You must be signed in to comment.