Commands by meathive (10)

  • This command clones an image three times and creates a 'tile' image that can be used for a repeating pattern wallpaper. Add 'rm $f $of $off' to the end for cleanup (command was too long to submit with it). See this link for an example: http://meathive.deviantart.com/art/Easy-Photography-Hack-314846774


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    goWall() { if [ $# -ne 1 ]; then echo 'goWall image';return;fi;w=w.jpg;o="$1";f="$1"-f;of="$1"-af;off="$1"-aff;convert "$1" -flop $f;montage -geometry +0+0 -tile 2x "$1" $f $of;convert $of -flip $off;montage -geometry +0+0 -tile 1x $of $off $w }
    meathive · 2012-07-17 05:01:58 0
  • sudo /sbin/ifconfig | gotxt2imgmail you@example.com


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    gotxt2imgmail() { if [ $# != 1 ]; then echo 'gotxt2imgmail < email >'; return; fi; e="$1"; f=$RANDOM.png; convert label:@- $f; echo "" | mailx -s $f -a $f $e }
    meathive · 2011-08-24 12:05:05 0
  • This command, or a derivative like it, is a must-have if you're a server administrator interested in website optimization: https://kinqpinz.info/?%C2%B6=287a7ba6 Command requires Yahoo's YUI, find it here: http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/ Show Sample Output


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    gominify() { if [ $# -ne 2 ]; then echo 'gominify < src > < dst >'; return; fi; s="$1"; d="$2"; java -jar yui.jar $s >$d; if [ $? == 0 ]; then a=$( ls -sh $s | awk '{print $1}' ); b=$( ls -sh $d | awk '{print $1}' ); echo "Saved $s ($a) to $d ($b)"; fi;}
    meathive · 2010-08-03 10:19:24 0
  • My variation on an audio burning command from commandlinefu - this one doesn't crap out if you want to burn a CD in a directory whose permissions don't allow it, and instead rips everything to /tmp. If you mount your music partition like I do using Samba, you probably don't have write permission inside that file system in order to create the temporary directory other audio burning commands here use. Not a bad idea to add cdrom to your groups, and /bin/eject with visudo.


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    goburncd() { d=/tmp/goburncd_$RANDOM; mkdir $d && for i in *.[Mm][Pp]3; do lame --decode "$i" "$d/${i%%.*}.wav"; done; sudo cdrecord -pad $d/* && rm -r $d; eject }
    meathive · 2010-07-06 21:58:10 0
  • This command will format your alias or function to a single line, trimming duplicate white space and newlines and inserting delimiter semi-colons, so it continues to work on a single line. Show Sample Output


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    goclf() { type "$1" | sed '1d' | tr -d "\n" | tr -s '[:space:]'; echo }
    meathive · 2010-06-26 21:44:17 0
  • This command will automate the creation of ESSIDs and batch processing in pyrit. Give it a list of WPA/WPA2 access points you're targeting and it'll import those ESSIDs and pre-compute the potential password hashes for you, assuming you've got a list of passwords already imported using: pyrit -i dictionary import_passwords Once the command finishes, point pyrit to your packet capture containing a handshake with the attack_db module. Game over. Show Sample Output


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    gopyrit () { if [ $# -lt 1 ]; then echo $0 '< list of ESSIDs >'; return -1; fi; for i in "$@"; do pyrit -e $i create_essid && pyrit batch; done; pyrit eval }
    meathive · 2010-06-19 01:11:00 0
  • A shortcut to generate documentation with phpdoc. Defaults to HTML; optionally to PDF if third argument is given. Stores documentation in cwd under ./docs/. I forget the syntax to the output, -o, option, so this is easier.


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    gophpdoc() { if [ $# -lt 2 ]; then echo $0 '< file > < title > [ pdf ]'; return; fi; if [ "$3" == 'pdf' ]; then ot=PDF:default:default; else ot=HTML:frames:earthli; fi; phpdoc -o $ot -f "$1" -t docs -ti "$2" }
    meathive · 2010-06-09 01:15:04 0
  • newly downloaded videos goyoutube random goyoutube rand This command assumes you've already downloaded some YouTube .mp4 or .flv video files via other means. Requires 'shuf', or your own stdin shuffler.


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    goyoutube() { d=/path/to/videos p=$d/playlist m=$d/*.mp4 f=$d/*.flv if [ "$1" == 'rand' ]; then ls -1 $m $f | shuf >$p else ls -1t $m $f >$p fi mplayer -geometry 500x400 -playlist $p }
    meathive · 2010-04-11 18:53:49 0
  • gorecord foo.mp4 I've tried all of the screen recorders available for Linux and this is easily the best. xvidcap segfaults; VNC is too much hassle. There are alternatives of this command already here that I am just too lazy to reply to. Messing with the frames per second option, -r, 25 seems to be the best. Any lower and the video will look like a flipbook, if it records at all - -r 10 won't - any faster is the same, oddly enough. Edit: CLF doesn't like my long command to add audio, so here it is in the description. goaddaudio() { if [ $# != 3 ]; then echo 'goaddaudio < audio > < src video > < dst video >' return fi f=goaddaudio$RANDOM ffmpeg -i "$2" &> $f d=$( grep Duration $f | awk '{print $2}' | tr -d ',' ) && rm $f && ffmpeg -i "$1" -i "$2" -r 25 -ab 192k -ar 44100 -sameq -t $d "$3" }


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    gorecord() { if [ $# != 1 ]; then echo 'gorecord video.mp4' return fi ffmpeg -f x11grab -s <resolution> -r 25 -i :0.0 -sameq -vcodec mpeg4 "$1" }
    meathive · 2010-03-29 20:21:35 1
  • See http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html if you are unclear about the Google Analytics cookie system. If Firefox is your daily browser, be a good Orwellian and run this command regularly. If you see, 'SQL error near line 1: database is locked', close Firefox and run again.


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    gofuckanalytics() { echo "DELETE FROM moz_cookies WHERE name LIKE '__utm%';" | sqlite3 $( find ~/.mozilla -name cookies.sqlite ) }
    meathive · 2010-03-07 09:16:14 5

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