Commands by elofland (6)

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Get your external IP address
curl ifconfig.me/ip -> IP Adress curl ifconfig.me/host -> Remote Host curl ifconfig.me/ua ->User Agent curl ifconfig.me/port -> Port thonks to http://ifconfig.me/

Remove security limitations from PDF documents using ghostscript (for Windows)
#4345 also works under windows

Rename .JPG to .jpg recursively
This command is useful for renaming a clipart, pic gallery or your photo collection. It will only change the big caps to small ones (on the extension).

Redirecting bash output into any X Window
bash output is inserted into the clipboard, then mousepad is started and the clipboard content is pasted. xsel and xdotool needs to be installed. Instead of the mousepad any other editor can be used. I've successfully tested the Sublime Text Editor and it opens a new tab for each new paste. Check Sample output for a usage example. This command is originated from here - http://goo.gl/0q9UT4

Dump android contacts, sms
Crude, but works. Note for security, /data/ will be inaccessible unless your device has been *rooted*. On the other hand, if a device has been rooted, its data is now wide open to anyone with a USB cable and the above "one-liner". `adb` is one of the platform tools in the android SDK. To get SMS messages: $ adb pull /data/data/com.android.providers.telephony/databases/mmssms.db ; sqlite3 -batch

Find dead symbolic links
-L tells find to follow symbolic links, so -type l will only return links it can't follow (i.e., those that are broken).

Count the words in any OpenOffice document (including Impress presentations)
OpenOffice, LibreOffice and OO Impress wordcount

clear all non-ascii chars of file.txt

Create a backup of the file.
It will create a backup of the filename. The advantage is that if you list the folder the backups will be sorted by date. The command works on any unix in bash.

Random unsigned integer


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