Commands by sxiii (12)

  • This commands does just two things: fakes user agent (the one was taken from recent Android app) and sends the (possibly) listener ID (it can be any - I put "1" here because it works like a charm - after the name of stream ?1 as you can see). Look for the list of stations here: http://pub7.di.fm Or here: https://goo.gl/pdhhpQ Best regards, sxiii :) Show Sample Output


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    mplayer http://pub7.di.fm/di_ambient_aac?1 -user-agent "AudioAddict-di/3.2.0.3240 Android/5.1"
    sxiii · 2016-04-29 23:41:17 3
  • Just run this command and it will printout all the info available about your current distribution and package management system. Show Sample Output


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    echo /etc/*_ver* /etc/*-rel*; cat /etc/*_ver* /etc/*-rel*
    sxiii · 2016-02-19 12:12:38 0
  • Replace the with your URL, for example http://rublacklist.net/12348/ and it will show likes number Show Sample Output


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    curl - https://graph.facebook.com/fql?q=SELECT%20like_count,%20total_count,%20share_count,%20click_count,%20comment_count%20FROM%20link_stat%20WHERE%20url%20=%20%27<URL>%27 | awk -F\" '{ print $7 }' | awk -F":" '{ print $2 }' | awk -F"," '{ print $1 }'
    sxiii · 2015-08-19 20:01:15 1
  • Replace KEY with GPG key. This command will load GPG key and add it to your system so you can use software from third party repos etc. Show Sample Output


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    x=KEY; gpg --keyserver subkeys.pgp.net --recv $x; gpg --export --armor $x | sudo apt-key add -
    sxiii · 2013-11-26 10:49:32 0
  • Processes biglion quantity of sold ebay coupons/bonus codes, so you can know approximate count of users who buyed the coupons and when sales are come up again. You can change sleep parameter so script will work slowly or faster (default is 5 seconds). Additional requirements: curl Standart tools used: awk, date, cat, grep (bash) Show Sample Output


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    while true; do date; (curl -s -o 1.html http://www.biglion.ru/deals/ebay-80/ &); sleep 5; cat 1.html | grep "&#1082;&#1091;&#1087;&#1086;&#1085;&#1086;&#1074;" | awk -F"<div>" '{print $2}' | awk -F"<span>" '{print $1}'; done
    sxiii · 2013-11-08 12:40:05 0
  • Requirements: curl, grep, awk, internet connection with access to wikipedia Loaded page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_programming_languages If you can make shorter version of this listgetter, you are welcome to paste it here :) Show Sample Output


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    curl http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_programming_languages | grep "<li>" | awk -F"title=" '{ print $2 }' | awk -F\" '{ print $2 }'
    sxiii · 2013-01-09 21:40:11 0
  • Oneliner to get domain names list of all existing domain names (from wikipedia) Show Sample Output


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    curl http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Internet_top-level_domains | grep "<tr valign=\"top\">" | awk -F">" '{ print $5 }' | awk -F"<" '{ print $1 }'
    sxiii · 2012-12-24 21:00:36 0
  • Fixes MP3 tags encoding (to UTF-8). Batch fixes all MP3s in one directory.


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    find . -iname "*.mp3" -execdir mid3iconv -e <encoding> {} \;
    sxiii · 2011-12-14 18:10:27 2
  • Outputs pseudo-random sounds to speakers (stereo mode because of -c 2) when there are any kind of network activity. Show Sample Output


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    tcpdump | aplay -c 2
    sxiii · 2011-08-27 15:03:02 1
  • This command kills all wine instances and each EXE application working on a PC. Here is command info: 1) ps ax > processes = save process list to file named "processes" (we save it because we don't wont egrep to be found in the future) 2) cat processes | egrep "*.exe |*exe]" = shows the file "processes" and after greps for each *.exe and *exe] in it 3) | awk '{ print $1 }' > pstokill = saves processes PID's to file "pstokill" using awk filter 4) kill $(cat pstokill) = kills each PID in file pstokill, which is shown by cat program 5) rm processes && rm pstokill = removes temporary files Show Sample Output


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    ps ax > processes && cat processes | egrep "*.exe |*exe]" | awk '{ print $1 }' > pstokill && kill $(cat pstokill) && rm processes && rm pstokill
    sxiii · 2011-02-26 16:13:58 2
  • This can be used in scripts, to find out the origin of target IP etc. Show Sample Output


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    x=192.168.1.1; whois $x > $x.txt
    sxiii · 2011-01-17 03:33:49 0
  • Mplayer starts a webcam capture using ASCII art. Only mplayer required


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    mplayer -tv driver=v4l2:gain=1:width=640:height=480:device=/dev/video0:fps=10:outfmt=rgb16 -vo aa tv://
    sxiii · 2010-12-07 05:17:00 3

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