Commands by anapsix (5)

  • alternatively, run the spinner for 5 seconds: timeout 5 bash -c 'spinner=( Ooooo oOooo ooOoo oooOo ooooO oooOo ooOoo oOooo); while true; do for i in ${spinner[@]}; do for j in seq 0 ${#i}; do echo -en "\b\b"; done; echo -ne "${i}"; sleep 0.2; done; done' Show Sample Output


    2
    while kill -0 0; do timeout 5 bash -c 'spinner=( Ooooo oOooo ooOoo oooOo ooooO oooOo ooOoo oOooo); while true; do for i in ${spinner[@]}; do for _ in seq 0 ${#i}; do echo -en "\b\b"; done; echo -ne "${i}"; sleep 0.2; done; done'; done
    anapsix · 2015-05-07 19:13:08 2
  • use it to add a random boolean switch to your script Show Sample Output


    4
    echo $[RANDOM % 2]
    anapsix · 2013-05-25 19:15:57 3
  • use it to stagger cronjob or to get a random number increase the range by replacing 100 with your own max value Show Sample Output


    -2
    echo $[RANDOM % 100] # range 0-99
    anapsix · 2013-05-25 19:02:00 0

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    arch
    anapsix · 2013-01-02 17:52:14 3
  • nmap for windows and other platforms is available on developer's site: http://nmap.org/download.html nmap is robust tool with many options and has various output modes - is the best (imho) tool out there.. from nmap 5.21 man page: -oN/-oX/-oS/-oG : Output scan in normal, XML, s| Show Sample Output


    6
    nmap -v -sP 192.168.0.0/16 10.0.0.0/8
    anapsix · 2010-07-14 19:53:02 0

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