Commands tagged uuencode (6)

  • This takes a picture (with the web cam) every 5 minutes, and send the picture to your e-mail. Some systems support mail -a "References: " so that all video surveillance emails are grouped in a single email thread. To keep your inbox clean, it is still possible to filter and move to trash video surveillance emails (and restore these emails only if you really get robbed!) For instance with Gmail, emails sent to can be filtered with "Matches:" Show Sample Output

    while true ; do fswebcam -d /dev/video0 -r 1280x1024 -F 15 - | uuencode $(date +\%Y\%m\%d\%H\%M).jpeg | mail -s "Video surveillance" ; sleep 300 ; done
    pascalv · 2016-08-09 14:22:45 3
  • I use it for embedding images in CSS for Stylish, the Firefox addon. Thought it might be useful to others.

    uuencode -m $1 /dev/stdout | sed '1d' | sed '$d' | tr -d '\n' | xclip -selection clipboard
    caliburning · 2009-10-19 09:03:09 0
  • Nice command for when you don't have scp available for whatever reason. Works with binaries.

    cat LOCALFILE | ssh HOST "cat > REMOTEFILE"
    eataudio · 2011-02-03 05:29:06 1
  • cat didn't seem to work with binaries to well for me, the above command seemed to do the trick. Opps should be pointed out its going through a "hop" box (which is why I was searching here in first place), only need the last bit (after the -t) if doing it directly from one box to another...

    ssh username1@servername1 -t ssh username2@servername2 uuencode -m testfile1.tar - | uudecode > testfile1.tar
    djt78 · 2013-01-28 17:06:00 0

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    cat file | ssh user@remotehost "cat > file"
    luckyone777 · 2017-07-26 20:36:02 3
  • I have come across multiple situations where I could only get to a server from a very restrictive bounce point which would not allow file transfers. I was able to uuencode a file, copy the output to a text file over putty, and then uudecode the file to transfer it. This works with any kind of file. Show Sample Output

    uuencode -m <filename> <filename>
    leprasmurf · 2009-12-22 15:28:59 0

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Throttling Bandwidth On A Mac
sudo ipfw pipe 1 config bw 50KByte/s Set the bandwidth (bw) limit to any number you want. For example you could have a 15kb pipe for X application and then a 100kb pipe for another application and attach things to those pipes. If a port isn’t attached to a pipe, it runs at full speed. Change the number (in this case 1) to a different number for a different pipe. The next step is to attach your port. sudo ipfw add 1 pipe 1 src-port 80 In this case anything on port 80 (http) will be set to a limit of 50Kbyte/s. If you want to attach a second port to this pipe, repeat the command but change the port number at the end. src :

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Send e-mail if host is 'dead' or not reachable
Cleaner with a mailto assignment in crontab (if the command fails you get an email): 10,30,50 * * * * ping -q -c1 -w3 >/dev/null

Search and replace in multiple files recursively
Replace "foo" with "bar" in all files in current directory recursively

Get size of terminal

Exclude svn directories with grep
exclude-dir option requires grep 2.5.3

Watch several log files of different machines in a single multitail window on your own machine
this way you have the multitail with all its options running on your own machine with the tails of the two remote machines inside :)

Calculate sum of N numbers (Thanks to flatcap)
replaces "\n" with "+"

Check to make sure the whois nameservers match the nameserver records from the nameservers themselves
Change the $domain variable to whichever domain you wish to query. Works with the majority of whois info; for some that won't, you may have to compromise:; for a in $(whois $domain | grep "Domain servers in listed order:" --after 3 | grep -v "Domain servers in listed order:"); do echo ">>> Nameservers for $domain from $a

Encode/Decode text to/from Base64 on a Mac w/out Mac Ports
I have a mac, and do not want to install mac ports to get the base64 binary. Using openssl will do the trick just fine. Note, to decode base64, specify a '-d' after 'base64' in the command. Note also the files base64.decoded.txt and base64.encoded.txt are text files.

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