Commands by raulyca (3)

  • Audio acknowledgement for host availability. When running the command from a Linux systems, you can use "festival" or "espeak" instead of "say".


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    Mac OSX: ping -oc 30 8.8.4.4 > /dev/null && say "Google name server is up" || say "This host is down"
    raulyca · 2014-08-01 15:44:57 0

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    touch --date "2010-01-05" /tmp/filename
    raulyca · 2011-11-16 17:07:59 0
  • Send an e-mail to SMS reminder in 15 minutes from now, to call my wife. See list of carriers bellow Carrier Email to SMS Gateway Alltel [10-digit phone number]@message.alltel.com AT&T (formerly Cingular) [10-digit phone number]@txt.att.net [10-digit phone number]@mms.att.net (MMS) [10-digit phone number]@cingularme.com Boost Mobile [10-digit phone number]@myboostmobile.com Nextel (now Sprint Nextel) [10-digit telephone number]@messaging.nextel.com Sprint PCS (now Sprint Nextel) [10-digit phone number]@messaging.sprintpcs.com [10-digit phone number]@pm.sprint.com (MMS) T-Mobile [10-digit phone number]@tmomail.net US Cellular [10-digit phone number]email.uscc.net (SMS) [10-digit phone number]@mms.uscc.net (MMS) Verizon [10-digit phone number]@vtext.com [10-digit phone number]@vzwpix.com (MMS) Virgin Mobile USA [10-digit phone number]@vmobl.com Show Sample Output


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    echo 'mail -s "Call your wife" 13125551234@tmomail.net' |at now+15min
    raulyca · 2011-07-20 18:53:01 1

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