Commands tagged windows (82)

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Function to create an alias on the fly
Is used like this: mkalias rmcache "rm -rfv app/cache/*"

check open ports without netstat or lsof

use google's text-to-speech and play in media player

Convert all MySQL tables and fields to UTF8
This loops through all tables and changes their collations to UTF8. You should backup beforehand though in case some data is lost in the process.

search for a file in PATH
Also searches for aliases and shell builtins

Detect illegal access to kernel space, potentially useful for Meltdown detection
Based on capsule8 agent examples, not rigorously tested

capture selected window

Remount root in read-write mode.
Saved my day, when my harddrive got stuck in read-only mode.

Find the package that installed a command

Get the IP address of a machine. Just the IP, no junk.


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