Commands tagged /dev/urandom (6)

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Save xkcd to a pdf with captions
Saves to a PDF with title and alt text of comic. As asked for on http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=91100 Change xkcd.com to dynamic.xkcd.com/comics/random for a random comic.

Execute a sudo command remotely, without displaying the password
The ssh command alone will execute the sudo command remotely, but the password will be visible in the terminal as you type it. The two stty commands disable the terminal from echoing the password back to you, which makes the remote sudo act as it does locally.

attach to bash shell in the last container you started

Verify if ntpd is working properly
Used to verify if Network Time Protocol daemon is working properly.

gpg decrypt several files
Change directory (cd) to the directory where all your encrypted files are placed, and then run the command - then you are asked to insert your secret gpg password - ubuntu 8.04

Copy files from multiple directories into one directory

Perl Command Line Interpreter
Can also just use the debug mode like this.

enable all bash completions in gentoo

Instantly load bash history of one shell into another running shell
By default bash history of a shell is appended (appended on Ubuntu by default: Look for 'shopt -s histappend' in ~/.bashrc) to history file only after that shell exits. Although after having written to the history file, other running shells do *not* inherit that history - only newly launched shells do. This pair of commands alleviate that.

Generate trigonometric/log data easily


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