Commands using apropos (6)

  • Get all the networking related commands for your distro Show Sample Output


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    apropos network |more
    shaiss · 2009-09-25 15:05:33 1

  • 2
    apropos somekeyword
    chrisdrew · 2009-02-05 10:29:15 1
  • Show all commands having the part known by you. Eg: apropos pdf | less Show Sample Output


    2
    apropos <part_rember> | less
    totti · 2011-08-19 19:34:57 0
  • Most of you are probably familiar with the "apropos" command for searching man pages. However, did you know there's a similar command inside of gdb? If, for example, you wanted to know all gdb commands that related to threads, you could type "apropos thread". Type "help some_command" to receive more information about a command. Type "help" by itself to see a list of help topics.


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    gdb command: apropos <keyword>
    kFiddle · 2009-05-01 23:19:35 0

  • 0
    apropos -a keywords
    lolssl · 2015-09-22 16:42:57 0

  • -4
    apropos keyword
    tobiasboon · 2009-05-28 18:44:45 1

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Transform a portrait pdf in a landscape one with 2 pages per page
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Save a file you edited in vim without the needed permissions
probably just like 1204, but uses tee as a filter (+ I actually understand how this one works)

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

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

Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
You might want to secure your AWS operations requiring to use a MFA token. But then to use API or tools, you need to pass credentials generated with a MFA token. This commands asks you for the MFA code and retrieves these credentials using AWS Cli. To print the exports, you can use: `awk '{ print "export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=\"" $1 "\"\n" "export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=\"" $2 "\"\n" "export AWS_SESSION_TOKEN=\"" $3 "\"" }'` You must adapt the command line to include: * $MFA_IDis ARN of the virtual MFA or serial number of the physical one * TTL for the credentials

Install pip with Proxy
Installs pip packages defining a proxy

Display your ${PATH}, one directory per line
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