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Recover username and password for Technicolor TC7200 admin page (vulnerability)
The router Technicolor TC7200 has an exploit where the file http://192.168.0.1/goform/system/GatewaySettings.bin is open for unauthenticated access. Even though it is binary, the 2 last strings are the username and password for the pages for router management. It can be read using the 'strings' command, 'hexdump -C' or a hexadecimal editor. (default user/password = admin/admin) Reveals more configuration, including SSID name and Key for the wifi network: $wget -q -O - http://192.168.0.1/goform/system/GatewaySettings.bin Hexadecimal dump of the file: $wget -q -O - http://192.168.0.1/goform/system/GatewaySettings.bin | hexdump -C

Temporarily suspend and unsuspend a foreground job
Press ^Z, do what you need to do on the shell, then input % to resurrect the suspended job.

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

Extract title from HTML files
Case Insensitive! and Works even if the "<title>...</title>" spans over multiple line. Simple! :-)

Locate config files of the program
Locate config files of the program. May not be used for interactive programs like vim.

find an unused unprivileged TCP port
Not really better - just different ;) There's probably a really simple solution out there somewhere...

Rename files in batch

zgrep across multiple files

strip config files of comments
some configuration files, particularly those installed by default as part of a package, have tons of comment lines, to help you know what's possible to configure, and what it means. That's nice, but sometimes you just want to see what specifically what _has_ been configured. That's when I use the above snippet, which I save as a bash alias 'nocom' (for 'no comments'). Apache default config files are perfect examples of when/why this script is handy.

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy


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