Commands by marcanuy (2)

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Runs a command without hangups.
puts command in background and sends its output to nohup.out file it will not die if you log out fromyour shell session ;-)

Show LAN IP with ip(8)
$ ip address show | grep eth0 | sed '1d' | awk '{print $2}' does the same, but shows network-prefix.

Partition a sequence of disk drives for LVM with fdisk
So, I'm using a CentOS VM in VirtualBox, and created four new disks in the SCSI controller. The VM created the folders: /dev/sda /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd Using a 'for loop' all disks are partitioned for LVM.

Get your local IP regardless of your network interface
Shows only IP-addresses of ifconfig except 127.0.0.0/8. I fixed the script to work on more systems and configs short info /inet/!d; #grep inet /127.0/d; # grep -v 127.0 /dr:\s/d; # grep -v dr: s/^.*:\(.*\)B.*$/\1/ # remove everything exept between : and B

use mplayer to watch Apple Movie Trailer instead of quicktime player
http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/ just copy the .mov link and use mplayer to stream

ROT13 using the tr command

Type a random string into a X11 window
Just after you type enter, you have 3 seconds to switch window, then "texthere" will be "typed" in the X11 application that has focus. Very useful to beat your score at games such as "How fast can you type A-Z".

List all authors of a particular git project
Gets the authors, sorts by number of commits (as a vague way of estimating how much of the project is their work, i.e. the higher in the list, the more they've done) and then outputs the results.

List Threads by Pid along with Thread Start Time
This command will list all threads started by a particular pid along with the start time of each thread. This is very valuable when diagnosing thread leaks.

find your release version of your ubuntu / debian distro


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