Commands by paulera (14)

  • This command monitors changes in the current folder structure (subfolders included) and files, and log it into a hidden file in the same folder, called `.file_changes_YYMMDD.log`. Modify the `--exclude` parameters to define what should be skipped. Show Sample Output


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    fswatch --exclude=.git/* --exclude=.settings --event-flags --event-flag-separator=\; -t -f '%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S' . >> ./.file_changes_$(date +"%Y-%m-%d" | sed s/-//g).log
    paulera · 2023-08-17 23:06:30 200
  • This snippet allows to process the output of any bash command line by line.


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    while read -r line; do echo $line; done < <(YOUR COMMAND HERE);
    paulera · 2018-08-13 10:03:11 320
  • Won't work with password login. You must add your RSA key to the server's authorizedkeys file, or change the ssh command adding the -i option for a custom RSA key: socat "UNIX-LISTEN:/tmp/mysqld.temp.sock,reuseaddr,fork" EXEC:"ssh username@remoteserver.com -i /home/user/rsa-keys/id_rsa socat STDIO UNIX-CONNECT\:/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock" --- /tmp/mysqld.temp.sock will be created locally by socat, don't create it yourself. The folder it lives must be writable. Connect your MySQL client to this socket, with database and username set properly. --- In case you need to forward a remote socket to a LOCAL PORT instead, check http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/9436/socat-tcp-listen5500-execssh-userremotehost-socat-stdio-unix-connectvarrunmysqldmysqld.sock


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    socat "UNIX-LISTEN:/tmp/mysqld.temp.sock,reuseaddr,fork" EXEC:"ssh username@remoteserver.com socat STDIO UNIX-CONNECT\:/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock"
    paulera · 2017-07-27 11:32:19 49
  • Runs "php -i", filter the error_log location, then watches it using "tail"


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    tail -v -f $(php -i | grep "^[ \t]*error_log" | awk -F"=>" '{ print $2; }' | sed 's/^[ ]*//g')
    paulera · 2016-08-31 12:13:31 25
  • Do a git commit using a random message. Show Sample Output


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    git commit -m "$(curl -s http://whatthecommit.com/index.txt)";
    paulera · 2016-05-04 09:51:18 33
  • 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 Show Sample Output


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    wget -q -O - http://192.168.0.1/goform/system/GatewaySettings.bin | strings | tail -n 2
    paulera · 2016-05-03 23:03:55 13
  • The output format is given by the -printf parameter: %T@ = modify time in seconds since Jan. 1, 1970, 00:00 GMT, with fractional part. Mandatory, hidden in the end. %TY-%Tm-%Td %TH:%TM:%.2TS = modify time as YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS. Optional. %p = file path Refer to http://linux.die.net/man/1/find for more about -printf formatting. ------------------------ sort -nr = sort numerically and reverse (higher values - most recent timestamp - first) head -n 5 = get only 5 first lines (change 5 to whatever you want) cut -f2- -d" " = trim first field (timestamp, used only for sorting) ------------------------ Very useful for building scripts for detecting malicious files upload and malware injections. Show Sample Output


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    find . -type f -printf '%T@ %TY-%Tm-%Td %TH:%TM:%.2TS %p\n' | sort -nr | head -n 5 | cut -f2- -d" "
    paulera · 2016-03-23 11:56:39 11
  • Shows "Bang!" in a chance of 1 out of 6, like in the original game with the gun (spin every round). Otherwise, echoes "Click...". If feeling brave you can also do: [ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && echo 'Bang!' && a really killer command || echo 'Click...' Show Sample Output


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    [ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && echo 'Bang!' || echo 'Click...'
    paulera · 2016-03-23 11:09:56 29
  • This command telnet and and looks for a line starting with "SSH" - works for OpenSSH since the SSH banner is something like "SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_6.0p1 Debian-4+deb7u3". Then it triggers an action accordingly. It can be packed as a script file to echo 0/1 indicating the SSH service availability: if [[ "$(sleep 1 | telnet -c <host> <port> 2>&1 | grep '^SSH')" == SSH* ]]; then echo 1; else echo 0; fi; Alternative uses: Trigger an action when server is UP (using &&): [[ "$(sleep 1 | telnet -c <host> <port> 2>&1 | grep '^SSH')" == SSH* ]] && <command when up> Trigger an action when server is DOWN (using ||): [[ "$(sleep 1 | telnet -c <host> <port> 2>&1 | grep '^SSH')" == SSH* ]] || <command when down>


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    $if [[ "$(sleep 1 | telnet -c <host> <port> 2>&1 | grep '^SSH')" == SSH* ]]; then <command when up>; else <command when down>; fi;
    paulera · 2016-02-02 13:06:51 16
  • Use this command to execute the contents of http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh in the local environment. The parameters are optional. Alterrnatives to wget: CURL: curl -s http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh | bash /dev/stdin param1 param2 W3M: w3m -dump http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh | bash /dev/stdin [param1] [param2] LYNX: lynx -source http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh | bash /dev/stdin [param1] [param2]


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    wget -q -O - http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh | bash /dev/stdin parameter1 parameter2
    paulera · 2015-02-16 16:55:09 16
  • To show ipv6 instead, use [[ -6 ]] instead of [[ -4 ]] ip -o -6 a s | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' To show only the IP of a specific interface, in case you get more than one result: ip -o -4 a s eth0 | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' ip -o -4 a s wlan0 | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}' Show Sample Output


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    ip -o -4 a s | awk -F'[ /]+' '$2!~/lo/{print $4}'
    paulera · 2015-02-13 11:19:31 11
  • Replace localhost:9200 with your server location and port. This is the ElasticSearch's default setup for local instances. Show Sample Output


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    curl -XGET 'localhost:9200'
    paulera · 2015-01-23 15:01:29 14
  • Bind it to a shortcut key, using something like xbindkeys-config (if you do not have xbindkeys: apt-get install xbindkeys xbindkeys-config)


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    wmctrl -r :ACTIVE: -b add,maximized_vert; wmctrl -r :ACTIVE: -b add,maximized_horz
    paulera · 2013-04-24 16:59:04 11
  • Bind it to some shortcut key, using something like xbindkeys-config (if you do not have xbindkeys: apt-get install xbindkeys xbindkeys-config)


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    xdotool windowminimize $(xdotool getactivewindow)
    paulera · 2013-04-24 16:56:08 7

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