Commands tagged shell function (5)

  • Uses the shell builtin `declare` with the '-f' flag to output only functions to grep out only the function names. You can use it as an alias or function like so: alias shfunctions="builtin declare -f | command grep --color=never -E '^[a-zA-Z_]+\ \(\)'" shfunctions () { builtin declare -f | command grep --color=never -E '^[a-zA-Z_]+\ \(\)'; } Show Sample Output


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    builtin declare -f | command grep --color=never -E '^[a-zA-Z_]+\ \(\)'
    sciro · 2018-07-23 05:24:04 0
  • shell generate random strong password Show Sample Output


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    len=20; tr -dc A-Za-z0-9_ < /dev/urandom | head -c ${len} | xargs
    aysadk · 2019-04-16 20:20:46 2
  • many have aliases like: alias ...="cd ../../" alias ....="cd ../../../" and so furth. ..() mitigates to need for those aliases, see sample output for an example # .. -> go up 1 directory # .. 4 -> go up 4 directories ..() { local DIR='' declare -i NUM=0 if [[ ${1} =~ ^[1-9][0-9]*$ ]] then while (( ${NUM} < ${1:-1} )) do DIR="${DIR}../" NUM=$(( ${NUM} + 1 )) done else DIR=.. fi cd "${DIR}" } Show Sample Output


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    [ ~/temp/foo/bar/baz ] $ .. 3
    Xk2c · 2015-01-01 20:41:17 0
  • Thanks to the great grml team for this func! You really should look at their shell configs for further usefull things! http://git.grml.org/?p=grml-etc-core.git;a=blob_plain;f=etc/grml/script-functions;h=4d6bcea8f9beae83abd08f44155d299ea54a4a9f;hb=HEAD # {{{ check for availability of program(s) # usage example: # check4progs [-s,-q,--quiet,--silent] arg [arg .... argn] # # with option given either of: # -s,-q,--quiet,--silent # # check for available progs but produce no output check4progs() { [ -n "${ZSH_VERSION}" ] && emulate -L sh local RTN=0 local oldifs="${IFS}" local ARG d found local VERBOSE=1 case ${1} in -q | -s | --quiet | --silent) VERBOSE=0 shift 1 ;; *) ;; esac while [ $# -gt 0 ] do ARG="$1" shift found=0 IFS=: for d in $PATH do if [ -x "${d}/${ARG}" ] then found=1 break fi done IFS="${oldifs}" # check for availability if [ ${found} -eq 0 ] then if [ ${VERBOSE} -eq 1 ] then printf "%s: binary not found\n" "${ARG}" >&2 fi RTN=1 fi done # return non zero, if at least one prog is missing! return $RTN } # }}} Show Sample Output


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    $ if check4progs cp foo mv bar rsync; then echo "needed progs avail, lets do funky stuff"; else echo "oh oh better abort now"; fi
    Xk2c · 2015-01-01 16:16:00 0
  • some people on the net already use a cd(), but most of them break 'cd -' functionality, that is "go back where you have been previosly", or 'cd' which is "go back home". This cd() copes with that. Also when given a file name, go to the directory where this file is in. cd() { if [[ -n ${*} ]] then if [[ s${*}e == s-e ]] then builtin cd - elif [[ ! -d ${*} ]] then builtin cd "${*%/*}" else builtin cd "${*}" fi else builtin cd ~ fi ls -la }


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    cd(), do a ls (or whatever you can imagine) after a cd, func to long please refer to description
    Xk2c · 2015-01-01 20:50:19 1

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