Commands by alikhalil (10)

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Read just the IP address of a device

Retry the previous command until it exits successfully

Kill any process with one command using program name
This will kill all. e.g. killall firefox

Recursively touch all files and subdirectories

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Given process ID print its environment variables
Same as previous but compatible with BSD/IPSO

Watch the progress of 'dd'
This version was mentioned in the comments. Credits go to flatcap.

Quickly generate an MD5 hash for a text string using OpenSSL
Thanks to OpenSSL, you can quickly and easily generate MD5 hashes for your passwords. Alternative (thanks to linuxrawkstar and atoponce): $ echo -n 'text to be encrypted' | md5sum - Note that the above method does not utlise OpenSSL.

Sort file greater than a specified size in human readeable format including their path and typed by color, running from current directory
1. find file greater than 10 MB 2. direct it to xargs 3. xargs pass them as argument to ls

Batch rename extension of all files in a folder, in the example from .txt to .md
Batch rename extension of all files in a folder, in the example from .txt to .md mmv most likely must be installed, but is very powerfull when you want to move/copy/append/link multiple files by wildcard patterns.


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