Commands by nati (2)

  • Let's take a rest. How about watch a horror? The Shining Show Sample Output

    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 26
  • shorter loop than for loop seq -f 'echo %g' $NUM | sh for i in {0..$NUM}; do echo $i done Show Sample Output

    seq -f 'echo %g' $NUM | sh
    nati · 2012-04-03 19:02:08 3

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check open ports without netstat or lsof

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runs a X session within your X session

Read random news on the internet
Access a random news web page on the internet. The Links browser can of course be replaced by Firefox or any modern graphical web browser.

Check if the files in current directory has the RPATH variable defined
Using gentoo prefix portage I got in a situation where some packages did not contain the needed RPATH variable. This command helped me to find out which ones I should recompile

Pack up some files into a tarball on a remote server without writing to the local filesystem
I recently found myself with a filesystem I couldn't write to and a bunch of files I had to get the hell out of dodge, preferably not one at a time. This command makes it possible to pack a bunch of files into a single archive and write it to a remote server.

Generate a random password 30 characters long
According to the gpg(1) manual: --gen-random 0|1|2 count Emit count random bytes of the given quality level 0, 1 or 2. If count is not given or zero, an endless sequence of random bytes will be emitted. If used with --armor the output will be base64 encoded. PLEASE, don't use this command unless you know what you are doing; it may remove precious entropy from the system! If your entropy pool is critical for various operations on your system, then using this command is not recommended to generate a secure password. With that said, regenerating entropy is as simple as: $ du -s / This is a quick way to generate a strong, base64 encoded, secure password of arbitrary length, using your entropy pool (example above shows a 30-character long password).

Turn white color to transparent for a series of png images
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Checks the syntax of all PHP files in and below the current working directory
Uses the PHP binary to check the syntax of all .php files in or below the current working directory. Really handy for doing that last minute check before you commit code to the repository.

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