Commands by maher (2)

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check open ports without netstat or lsof

Run the last command as root
Useful when you forget to use sudo for a command. "!!" grabs the last run command.

sendEmail - easiest commandline way to send e-mail

Use Dell Service Tag $1 to Find Machine Model [Model Name and Model Number]
255 Max Characters CommandLineFu for $dellurl=''

check open ports without netstat or lsof

New Maintainer for CommandLineFu
Welcome to Jon H. (@fart), the new maintainer of CommandLineFu. . In the absence of a forum, I encourage people welcome him, here, in the comments. . Also... What would you like to improve/change about the site?

Backup all MySQL Databases to individual files
No need to loop when we have `xargs`. The sed command filters out the first line of `show databases` output, which is always "Database".

wget multiple files (or mirror) from NTLM-protected Sharepoint
If you have to deal with MS Sharepoint which is (rarely, let's hope) used in e.g. certain corporate environments). This uses Cntlm. For single files, just use cURL -- its NTLM authentication works quite well. # /etc/cntlm.conf: # Username account # Domain domain # Password ############ # Proxy (IP of the sharepoint site) # NoProxy * # Listen 3128

Run a program transparently, but print a stack trace if it fails
For automated unit tests I wanted my program to run normally, but if it crashed, to add a stack trace to the output log. I came up with this command so I wouldn't have to mess around with core files. The one downside is that it does smoosh your program's stderr and stdout together.

List your MACs address
List all MAC addresses on a Linux box. sort -u is useful when having virtual interfaces.

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