Commands tagged shortcut (11)

  • This command shows the various shortcuts that can be use in bash, including Ctrl+L, Ctrl+R, etc... You can translate "\C-y" to Ctrl+y, for example. Show Sample Output

    bind -P
    ricardofunke · 2012-05-28 18:51:59 3

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    kev · 2011-09-09 19:28:45 7
  • This should work with different locales. Another post reports Show Sample Output

    <ESC> #
    ioggstream · 2011-09-13 17:01:44 6
  • This will copy a file from your current directory to the same location on another machine. Handy for configuring ha, copying your resolv.conf, .bashrc, anything in /usr/local, etc. Show Sample Output

    scp filename [email protected]:`pwd`
    shadus · 2011-10-29 07:12:17 0
  • Use '[email protected]' to set a mark. See the first comment for a better explanation.

    ctrl-x ctrl-x
    somaddict · 2012-11-16 03:49:26 3
  • This command disable sending of start/stop characters. It's useful when you want to use incremental reverse history search forward shortcut (Ctrl+s). To enable again, type: stty -ixoff

    stty -ixon
    ricardofunke · 2012-05-28 19:04:19 0
  • useful signals are: pkill -SIGSTOP mpg321 #pause pkill -SIGCONT mpg321 #resume pkill -SIGHUP mpg321 #stop pkill -SIGKILL mpg321 #force exit TIP: use aliases or shortcuts to control mpg321 from the Desktop Manager

    pkill -{signal} mpg321
    neurignacio · 2011-11-23 12:11:02 0
  • Super fast way to ftp/telnet/netcat/ssh/ping your loopback address for testing. The default route is simply reduced to 0. Show Sample Output

    telnet 0 <port>
    somaddict · 2012-11-16 03:38:49 0
  • Shows all available keyboard bindings in bash. Pretty printing. Show Sample Output

    bind -P | grep -v "is not" | sed -e 's/can be found on/:/' | column -s: -t
    leni536 · 2013-12-19 12:30:19 0
  • After a command is run in bash, !$ is set to the last (space-delimited) argument of the command. Great for running several commands against the same file in a row.

    svn status app/models/foo.rb; svn commit -m "Changed file" !$
    ggoodale · 2009-03-22 23:14:06 0
  • When you have to manage lot of servers, it's boring to type ssh [email protected] for each connection. Now you can type juste "s someting" and you are connected. You can too add bash_completion script to complet with tab the name of your servers. This will be the next tips from me ;) Show Sample Output

    alias s='ssh -l root'
    GouNiNi · 2009-05-07 15:57:12 6

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ssh -A [email protected]
the -A argument forwards your ssh private keys to the host you're going to. Useful in some scenarios where you have to hop to one server, and then login to another using a private key.

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pop-up messages on a remote computer
Run this command when you are physically at the computer you wish to send pop-up messages to. Then when you ssh in to it, you can do this: echo "guess who?" > commander guess who? will then pop up on the screen for a few moments, then disappear. You will need to create the commander file first. I mess with my wife all the time with this. i.e. echo "You have given the computer a virus. Computer will be rendered useless in 10 seconds." > commander lol

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Check if the LHC has destroyed the world
This says if the LHC has destroyed the world. Run it in a loop to monitor the state of Earth. Might not work reliable, if the world has actually been destroyed.

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Auto Rotate Cube (compiz)
Strip my code to: wmctrl -o 0,0 # autorotates to the first face. In fact [0-1279],0 wmctrl - 1280,0 # goes to the second face wmctrl -o 2560,0 # goes to the third face, and so on. # Use multiples of the horizontal display resolution. My example work for 1280x800 display, been 1280 the number of interest. Tweak the number, try a biiiig one and see your cube spinning... I put a complex example to show how fun things can be, even for my ademco and paradox alarm central network advisor interface xpto etc. It rotates two faces, print the alarm message, and goes back tho where it was. Tested on BIGLINUX 4.2, equivalent to ubuntu LTS hardy. Do not forget to activate 3D efects ( compiz cube )

Pack up some files into a tarball on a remote server without writing to the local filesystem
I recently found myself with a filesystem I couldn't write to and a bunch of files I had to get the hell out of dodge, preferably not one at a time. This command makes it possible to pack a bunch of files into a single archive and write it to a remote server.

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