Commands by nordri (5)

  • With this command you can convert a tab separate file (TSV) into a JSON file with jq. For example, this input.tsv i-0b9adca882e5e6326 172.16.0.188 i-088dd69e5c3624888 172.16.0.102 i-0e70eac180537d4aa 172.16.0.85 will produce the showed output. Show Sample Output


    2
    cat input.tsv | jq --raw-input --slurp 'split("\n") | map(split("\t")) | .[0:-1] | map( { "id": .[0], "ip": .[1] } )'
    nordri · 2019-10-01 10:52:35 0
  • Do you ever want to know which day of week was your birhday! Now you can check that with this command, just set your birh date at the beginning (My bday in the example) and the dates will be revealed. ;) Show Sample Output


    3
    DAY=01; MONTH=07; YEAR=1979; CURRENT_YEAR=$(date +%Y); for i in $(seq $YEAR $CURRENT_YEAR); do echo -n "$i -> "; date --date "$i-$MONTH-$DAY" +%A; done
    nordri · 2018-06-08 07:56:59 1
  • Change Seville for your prefered city. Show Sample Output


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    curl wttr.in/seville
    nordri · 2016-08-28 09:43:38 9
  • Terminal is part of XFCE Desktop. This will open a tab for every node that we pass in the command line. In a single line we'll connect to nodes of our server farm.


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    alias connectAllMachines='Terminal --maximize -e "ssh server1" --tab -e "ssh server2" --tab -e "ssh server3"'
    nordri · 2010-12-27 08:47:08 0
  • With counter format [001, 002, ..., 999] , nice with pictures or wallpapers collections.


    -4
    for file in $(seq -f '%03.f' 1 $TOTAL ); do echo "($file/$TOTAL)"; curl -f -O http://domain.com/Name_$file.ext; done
    nordri · 2010-01-12 15:23:44 3

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