Commands tagged custom (2)

  • Brightness indicator to be used in scripts that adjust brightness [especially sys that doesn't support automatically]


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    notify-send " " -i notification-display-brightness-low -h int:value:50 -h string:x-canonical-private-synchronous:brightness
    totti · 2013-01-18 14:24:40 3
  • Using the --table-truncate ( -T ) option, you can specify the columns you will allow to be truncated. This helps when you have some columns that are unusually long, or a small terminal window. In this example we will print out the /etc/passwd file in columns. We are using a colon as our separator ( -s: ), defining that we want table output ( -t ), defining the column names ( -N ) and allowing the column NAME to be truncated ( -T ). Show Sample Output


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    column -s: -t -n . -N USERNAME,PASS,UID,GID,NAME,HOMEDIR,SHELL -T NAME /etc/passwd|sed "1,2 i $(printf %80s|tr ' ' '=')"
    wuseman1 · 2022-08-22 09:29:14 151

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