Commands tagged bc (27)

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Easily find latex package documentation
If the pdf/dvi/etc documentation for a latex package is already part of your local texmf tree, then texdoc will find and display it for you. If the documentation is not available on your system, it will bring up the package's webpage at CTAN to help you investigate.

history autocompletion with arrow keys
This will enable the possibility to navigate in the history of the command you type with the arrow keys, example "na" and the arrow will give all command starting by na in the history.You can add these lines to your .bashrc (without &&) to use that in your default terminal.

Introduction to user commands
Tested on debian and ubuntu. Translations could be useless, so "LANG=C man intro" is a better alternative.

Increment the filename of png in a given directory by one

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Printing multiple years with Unix cal command
print multiple increasing years using cal - calendar -. You can also try $seq Start Increment End

Sort file greater than a specified size in human readeable format including their path and typed by color, running from current directory
1. find file greater than 10 MB 2. direct it to xargs 3. xargs pass them as argument to ls

Find Malware in the current and sub directories by MD5 hashes
Command makes use of the Malware Hash Registry ( It parses the current directory and subdirectories and calculates the md5 hash of the files, then prints the name and sends the hash to the MHR for a lookup in their database. The 3rd value in the result is the detection percentage across a mix of AV packages.

tail: watch a filelog
-f file(s) to be monitorized -n number of last line to be printed on the screen in this example, the content of two files are displayed

Matrix Style
Solves "tr" issues with non C-locales under BSD-like systems (like OS X)

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