Commands tagged uuencode (6)

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Gets the english pronunciation of a phrase
Usage examples: say hello say "hello world" say hello+world

Create a tar of directory structure only

Get your outgoing IP address

Get full from half remembered commands
Show all commands having the part known by you. Eg: $apropos pdf | less

Get windows IPv4 and nothing else
May be useful to get user's ip address over the phone, as users struggle to read through a long ipconfig result.

Save a file you edited in vim without the needed permissions
I often forget to sudo before editing a file I don't have write permissions on. When you come to save that file and get the infamous "E212: Can't open file for writing", just issue that vim command in order to save the file without the need to save it to a temp file and then copy it back again.

Run the last command as root - (Open)Solaris version with RBAC

a function to create a box of '=' characters around a given string.
First argument: string to put a box around. Second argument: character to use for box (default is '=') Same as command #4962, cleaned up, shortened, and more efficient. Now a ' * ' can be used as the box character, and the variables get unset so they don't mess with anything else you might have. They marked c++ as a function for this command, but I'm not sure why. Must be a bug.

Find out which debian package a command (executable) belongs to on debian-based distros
This revision to my command (command #8851) was called for when it failed to find the parent package of 'rlogin', which is really a deep symbolic link to /usr/bin/ssh. This revision fixes this newfound issue, while ensuring fixes of other older issues work too.

Find the package that installed a command


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