Commands by adanisch (3)

  • This command will loop until the process no longer exists, calling closemainwindow() this is as if the user clicked the close window x in the upper right hand corner and gives the user an opportunity to save work in many applications like notepad and other things. The $'s are escaped for Cygwin, if you want to run the same command from the RUN box or cmd.exe shell then just unescape the $'s: powershell -Command "while ($true){Try{$process=Get-Process calc -ErrorAction Stop}Catch [Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.ProcessCommandException]{break;}if ($process) {$whateva=$process.CloseMainWindow()}else {break;}Start-Sleep -m 500}" Show Sample Output


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    powershell -Command "while (\$true){Try{\$process=Get-Process firefox -ErrorAction Stop}Catch [Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.ProcessCommandException]{break;}if (\$process) {\$whateva=\$process.CloseMainWindow()}else {break;}Start-Sleep -m 500}"
    adanisch · 2014-07-04 11:06:22 0
  • Tested on Windows 8 w/SSH, Cygwin - it can be tricky to quote if you dont use the $(..) syntax to echo it back out Show Sample Output


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    ssh <user>@<ip address> $(echo wmic process where \"name like \'%<process to kill>%\'\" delete)
    adanisch · 2014-07-02 04:41:05 0
  • Good for when you download youtube videos and want the mp3 for your mp3 player.


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    for a in $(find . -maxdepth 1 -name "*.mp4" -type f -printf "%f\n" | rev | cut -d '.' -f2- | rev | sort -u); do if [ ! -f "$a.mp3" ]; then avconv -i "$a."* -vn -ab 128 "$a.mp3"; fi done
    adanisch · 2014-06-27 05:13:53 0

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