Commands by nati (2)

  • Let's take a rest. How about watch a horror? The Shining http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shining_(film) Show Sample Output


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    yes "" | cat -n | awk '{print "S=`echo All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. | cut -c",($1 - 1) % 43 + 1 "`;echo -n \"$S\";seq 500000 > /dev/null"}'| bash
    nati · 2012-04-08 07:53:43 0
  • shorter loop than for loop seq -f 'echo %g' $NUM | sh for i in {0..$NUM}; do echo $i done Show Sample Output


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    seq -f 'echo %g' $NUM | sh
    nati · 2012-04-03 19:02:08 0

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