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  • The execution of this command will install a LAMP server (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) in a Debian based distribution. For example, in Ubuntu.


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    sudo tasksel install lamp-server
    sliceoflinux · 2009-09-26 08:15:03 1
  • Download the last show on your TiVo DVR. Replace $MAK with your MAK see https://www3.tivo.com/tivo-mma/showmakey.do Replace $tivo with your TiVo's IP


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    curl -s -c /tmp/cookie -k -u tivo:$MAK --digest "$(curl -s -c /tmp/cookie -k -u tivo:$MAK --digest https://$tivo/nowplaying/index.html | sed 's;.*<a href="\([^"]*\)">Download MPEG-PS</a>.*;\1;' | sed 's|\&amp;|\&|')" | tivodecode -m $MAK -- - > tivo.mpg
    matthewbauer · 2009-09-26 03:00:46 2
  • Log a command's votes, then run: gnuplot -persist <(echo "plot 'votes' with lines")


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    while true; do curl -s http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/3643/log-a-commands-votes | grep 'id="num-votes-' | sed 's;.*id="num-votes-[0-9]*">\([0-9\-]*\)</div>;\1;' >> votes; sleep 10; done
    matthewbauer · 2009-09-26 00:55:24 0
  • for the change stay in your history file , export command by writing it into your .bashrc Show Sample Output


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    export HISTTIMEFORMAT="%h/%d-%H:%M:%S "
    eastwind · 2009-09-25 22:42:28 1
  • Rip DVD to YouTube ready AVI file, using MPEG-4 video codec and MP3 audio codec. Resizes to 320x240 and deinterlaces as needed.


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    mencoder -oac mp3lame -lameopts cbr=128 -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4 -ffourcc xvid -vf scale=320:-2,expand=:240:::1 -o output.avi dvd://0
    ivalladt · 2009-09-25 19:29:25 0
  • In color. Additionally you may define in your ~/.gitconfig and run it just as 'git one': one = log --pretty='format:%Cgreen%H %Cred%ai %Creset- %s'


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    git log --pretty='format:%Cgreen%H %Cred%ai %Creset- %s'
    levenbrech · 2009-09-25 19:18:37 1
  • or you can add "-x" to get a typical hexdump like output Show Sample Output


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    socat -v tcp4-l:<port> tcp4:<host>:<port>
    sitaram · 2009-09-25 17:10:16 0
  • Interacting with Active Directory to add users from one group to another group. This prevents from having to deal with long DNs and copying, pasting problems. It executes once per returned object.


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    for /F "DELIMS=""" %i in ('dsquery group -name SourceGroupName ^| dsget group -members') do dsquery group -name TargetGroupName | dsmod group -addmbr %i
    miketheman · 2009-09-25 16:32:33 0
  • Get all the networking related commands for your distro Show Sample Output


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    apropos network |more
    shaiss · 2009-09-25 15:05:33 1
  • If you run this command on a VMWare Virtual Machine, it will return the string "VMware Virtual Platform". If you run it on a physical machine, it will return nothing. Useful for having a script determine if it's running on a VM or not. Of course, you must have dmidecode installed for this to work. Try it this way in a script: ISVM=$(dmidecode | awk '/VMware Virtual Platform/ {print $3,$4,$5}') Then test if $ISVM has text in it, or is blank.


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    dmidecode | awk '/VMware Virtual Platform/ {print $3,$4,$5}'
    SuperFly · 2009-09-25 14:46:35 3

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    ack --pager='less -r'
    unixmonkey5780 · 2009-09-25 13:01:58 0
  • Create/open/use an encrypted directory encfs needs to be installed During creation easiest to use default values The encrypted files will be in ~/.crypt and you will work as usual in ~/crypt To close the encrypted directory run: fusermount -u ~/crypt When you switch off the computer the encrypted directory will be automatically closed This example uses /home/user/crypt as encrypted directory I use ubuntu linux 8.04 and I am also the creator of www.minihowto.org


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    encfs ~/.crypt ~/crypt
    bkn390 · 2009-09-25 10:13:39 0
  • Install a deb package you have downloaded (synaptic has to be closed). (dpkg-dev needs to be installed) After that you may have to run following: sudo apt-get install -f (that should fix any dependency problems) I am using ubuntu linux


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    sudo dpkg -i packagename.deb
    bkn390 · 2009-09-25 09:54:04 0

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    grep . filename > newfilename
    alvinx · 2009-09-25 09:25:34 2
  • No need to loop when we have `xargs`. The sed command filters out the first line of `show databases` output, which is always "Database".


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    mysql -e 'show databases' | sed -n '2,$p' | xargs -I DB 'mysqldump DB > DB.sql'
    mislav · 2009-09-25 08:43:06 5
  • USAGE: gate listening_port host port Creates listening socket and connects to remote device at host:port. It uses pipes for connection between two sockets. Traffic which goes through pipes is wrote to stdout. I use it for debug network scripts.


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    gate() { mkfifo /tmp/sock1 /tmp/sock2 &> /dev/null && nc -p $1 -l < /tmp/sock1 | tee /tmp/sock2 & PID=$! && nc $2 $3 < /tmp/sock2 | tee /tmp/sock1; kill -KILL $PID; rm -f /tmp/sock1 /tmp/sock2 ; }
    true · 2009-09-25 08:10:23 1
  • this command limit the speed to 8 until next eject of your cdrom disc , can be usefulll when you don't want to listen the sound of your cdrom driver .


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    eject -x 8 /dev/cdrom
    eastwind · 2009-09-25 08:02:30 0
  • bchunk [-v] [-p] [-r] [-w] [-s] Show Sample Output


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    bchunk IMAGE.bin IMAGE.cue IMAGE.iso
    eastwind · 2009-09-25 07:42:05 1
  • record audio notes or meetings requires arecord and lame run mp3gain on the resulting file to increase the volume / quality ctrl-c to stop recording Show Sample Output


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    arecord -q -f cd -r 44100 -c2 -t raw | lame -S -x -h -b 128 - `date +%Y%m%d%H%M`.mp3
    oracular · 2009-09-25 05:32:52 2
  • Simple one-liner for scanning a range of hosts, you can also scan a range of ports with Netcat by ex.: nc -v -n -z -w 1 192.168.0.1 21-443 Useful when Nmap is not available:) Range declaration like X..X "for i in {21..29}" is only works with bash 3.0+ Show Sample Output


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    for i in {21..29}; do nc -v -n -z -w 1 192.168.0.$i 443; done
    rez0r · 2009-09-25 03:31:29 3
  • "get Hong Kong weather infomation from HK Observatory From Hong Kong Observatory wap site ;)" other one showed alot of blank lines for me Show Sample Output


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    wget -q -O - 'http://wap.weather.gov.hk/' | sed -r 's/<[^>]+>//g;/^UV/q' | tail -n4
    dakunesu · 2009-09-25 02:36:46 0
  • From Hong Kong Observatory wap site ;) Show Sample Output


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    wget -q -O - 'http://wap.weather.gov.hk/' | sed -r 's/<[^>]+>//g;/^UV/q' | grep -v '^$'
    twfcc · 2009-09-25 02:21:05 3
  • Uses curl to download page of membership of US Congress. Use sed to strip HTML then perl to print a line starting with two tabs (a line with a representative) Show Sample Output


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    curl "http://www.house.gov/house/MemberWWW.shtml" 2>/dev/null | sed -e :a -e 's/<[^>]*>//g;/</N;//ba' | perl -nle 's/^\t\t(.*$)/ $1/ and print;'
    drewk · 2009-09-24 23:37:36 0
  • Splits the input based on commas and prints it in a nice column format. This would not work for CSV rows that have "," between quotes or with newline characters. Use only simple simple csv files. Show Sample Output


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    column -s, -t <tmp.csv
    pykler · 2009-09-24 20:57:32 0

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    find . -name "*.txt" -exec sed -i "s/old/new/" {} \;
    tyboon · 2009-09-24 20:30:00 2
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