Commands by wincus (16)

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Remove all files previously extracted from a tar(.gz) file.

Show top running processes by the number of open filehandles they have
I think I could cut down the number of pipes here, any suggestions?

Display Spinner while waiting for some process to finish
alternatively, run the spinner for 5 seconds: timeout 5 bash -c 'spinner=( Ooooo oOooo ooOoo oooOo ooooO oooOo ooOoo oOooo); while true; do for i in ${spinner[@]}; do for j in seq 0 ${#i}; do echo -en "\b\b"; done; echo -ne "${i}"; sleep 0.2; done; done'

Recursive Search and Replace
Finds the string in every file in an entire directory and all its subdirectories and replaces it with a new string. Especially useful when changing a machine's IP address or hostname - run it on /etc.

list files recursively by size

Trace and view network traffic
Trace and view network traffic. I made this far too complicated.. now fixed, thanks zolden.

Find usb device in realtime
Using this command you can track a moment when usb device was attached.

Twitter update from terminal (pok3's snipts ?)
Found it on snipt, pok3, is it yours? I put my user = m33600, the password and the status was my robot message: Settima robot message: ALARM ZONE 3 (sent via command line). Now bots may have their identity on twitter...

Delete all but the latest 5 files
yes 6 (tail from 6th line)

Clean up the garbage an accidental unzipping makes
List out all the names from the zip file and pass it to xargs utility to delete each one of them


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