Commands by elofland (6)

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Redirect tar extract to another directory
The command extracting the tar contents into particular directory ...

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

print all network interfaces' names and IPv4 addresses
ifconfig can't properly display interface's name longer 9 symbols,also it can't show IPs added thru ip command, so 'ip' should be used instead. This alias properly shows long names, bond interfaces and all interface aliases. loopback interface is ignored, since its IP is obvious

Convert JSON to YAML
Convert JSON to YAML. Note that you'll need to have PyYaml installed.

Alert visually until any key is pressed
I learned a few things reading this command. But I did run into a few issues: 1. On systems that don't use GNU echo (e.g. macOS 10.14.5 Mojave), the e option may not be supported. In this case ANSI escape codes will echoed as text and the terminal will not flash, like this: \e[?5h\e[38;5;1m A L E R T Thu Jun 20 16:31:29 PDT 2019 2. Since the read command strips\ignores leading backslashes, if a user types the backslash character once in the loop, it will not break. Typing backslash twice in a loop will break as expected. 3. The foreground color is set to red (\e[38;5;1m) on every loop. This could be set once before we call while, and then reset once when the loop breaks. 4. Instead of resetting the foreground color when it breaks, the video mode is set back to normal (\e[?5l). This has the effect of leaving the terminal text red until it is manually reset. The alternative I'm proposing here addresses these issues. I tested it on macOS and Arch Linux.

Batch rename extension of all files in a folder, in the example from .txt to .md

Console clock
Shows a simple clock in the console -t param removes the watch header Ctrl-c to exit

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Edit a file on a remote host using vim

lists files and folders in a folder
lists files and folders in a folder with summary.


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