Commands using echo (1,388)

  • retrieve file names back from touch commands for them Show Sample Output


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    touch files.txt; cat reorder_files.sh | while read line; do x=`echo $line | sed 's/touch \([a-z0-9\.]\+.*.pdf\);.*/\1/'`; echo $x >> files.txt ; done;
    programmer · 2016-04-19 11:01:17 1
  • It's quite fun to invert text using "flip.pl" (ref: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2078323 ). Slightly more challenging is to flip a whole "cowsay". :-) Show Sample Output


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    echo Which way up? | flip.pl | cowsay | tac | sed -e "s,/,+,g" -e "s,\\\,/,g" -e "s,+,\\\,g" -e "s,_,-,g" -e "s,\^,v,g"
    mpb · 2016-04-08 11:41:44 2

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    ASN=32934; for s in $(whois -H -h riswhois.ripe.net -- -F -K -i $ASN | grep -v "^$" | grep -v "^%" | awk '{ print $2 }' ); do echo " blocking $s"; sudo iptables -A INPUT -s $s -j REJECT &> /dev/null || sudo ip6tables -A INPUT -s $s -j REJECT; done
    koppi · 2016-04-08 11:30:12 0
  • I just needed to store the LAN IP (for ipv4) in a variable for a specific task in a bash script. I figured I'd share. I sent it to a variable with VAR=$(stuff) and used it later on. I put the exit 0 in the if statement to make it so that it breaks if there are more than one IPv4 addresses assigned. I only wanted the first one. Edit: Bear in mind, my network mask is a double digit number so if you have a smaller nw mask you'd need to edit the sed statement. Show Sample Output


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    ip addr show | grep "inet " | while read INET IP TRASH; do if [ $IP != "127.0.0.1/8" ]; then echo $IP; exit 0; fi; done | sed s:/[1-9][1-9]:"":
    Meh · 2016-04-07 17:46:20 0
  • Speed up Google Chrome like speedyfox does for MAC USER. This script will detect all SQLITE DATABASE on the Google directory


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    cd "/Users/$USER/Library/Application Support/Google" && find . -print|while read line;do (file "$line"|grep SQLite) && (sqlite3 "$line" "VACUUM;";echo "Compress");done;
    c0derz · 2016-04-03 13:46:40 0

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    function df_func { local dfts=$(ssh $1 "df -lP | tail -n +2 | sed 's/%//'"); echo $dfts | awk '$5 > 90 {exit 1}' > /dev/null; if [ $? == 1 ]; then echo -n "$1 "; echo $dfts | awk '$5 > 90 {printf "%s %d%%\n", $6, $5}'; fi }
    wytten12 · 2016-03-30 19:57:39 0
  • Shows "Bang!" in a chance of 1 out of 6, like in the original game with the gun (spin every round). Otherwise, echoes "Click...". If feeling brave you can also do: [ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && echo 'Bang!' && a really killer command || echo 'Click...' Show Sample Output


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    [ $[ $RANDOM % 6 ] == 0 ] && echo 'Bang!' || echo 'Click...'
    paulera · 2016-03-23 11:09:56 0
  • Adds a shortcut (bash alias) for a lightweight detachable 'multi-windowed' cli terminal session to bashrc. Uses 'abduco' (supersedes 'dtach') to implement a personal default detachable terminal session with a 'windowed' terminal UI provided by 'dvtm'. "-A" option allows the shortcut "wm" to be used to both instigate and re-attach to session "your_title_here". "-M" options stops 'dvtm' from changing your default mouse behavior.


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    echo 'alias wm="abduco -A your_title_here dvtm -M"' >> ~/.bashrc
    kevjonesin · 2016-03-06 07:42:38 1
  • 1. Sends an email to announce the start of the command 2. Raw data copy of block device over ssh to a new host 3. Sends an email to announce the end of the command Make sure the lvm device at the other side exists and has the same amount of logical units.


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    echo "dd start" | mail -s ready pete@example.com; dd if=/dev/system/machine-disk | ssh -c blowfish root@destination.example.com dd of=/dev/system/machine-disk ; echo "dd ready" | mail -s ready pete@example.com
    mipmip · 2016-03-01 13:13:20 0
  • Just run this command and it will printout all the info available about your current distribution and package management system. Show Sample Output


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    echo /etc/*_ver* /etc/*-rel*; cat /etc/*_ver* /etc/*-rel*
    sxiii · 2016-02-19 12:12:38 0

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    echo one 22 three | awk -F'[0-9][0-9]' '{print $2}'
    zlemini · 2016-01-20 21:11:08 0

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    declare -a array=($(tail -n +2 /proc/net/tcp | cut -d":" -f"3"|cut -d" " -f"1")) && for port in ${array[@]}; do echo $((0x$port)); done
    andreisid · 2016-01-12 10:24:44 1
  • IMPORTANT: You need Windows PowerShell to run this command - in your Windows Command Prompt, type powershell Uses sajb to start a PowerShell background job that pings an IP host every 10 seconds. Any changes in the host's Up/Down state is time-stamped and logged to a file. Date/time stamps are logged in two formats: Unix and human-readable. A while(1) loop repeats the test every 10 seconds by using the sleep command. See the Sample Output for more detail. I use this command to log Up/Down events of my Motorola SB6141 cable modem (192.168.100.1). To end the logging, close the PowerShell window or use the "exit" command. Show Sample Output


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    sajb {$ip="192.168.100.1";$old=0;while(1){$up=test-connection -quiet -count 1 $ip;if($up-ne$old){$s=(date -u %s).split('.')[0]+' '+(date -f s).replace('T',' ')+' '+$ip+' '+$(if($up){'Up'}else{'Down'});echo $s|out-file -a $home\ping.txt;$old=$up}sleep 10}}
    omap7777 · 2015-12-28 20:33:08 0
  • IMPORTANT: You need Windows PowerShell to run this command - in your Windows Command Prompt, type powershell Create a log file of your Motorola Surfboard SB6141 downstream signal strengths. Uses the built-in curl to request signal strength data from your SB6141 cable modem. HTML page 192.168.100.1/cmSignalData.htm has the signal strength numbers for the 8 downstreams. Some HTML/DOM processing parses out the 8 values from the above page. The eight extracted signal strengths are then logged to a file. A small while-loop watches the clock & repeats the process every 10 seconds. Show Sample Output


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    while(1){while((date -f ss)%10-gt0){sleep -m 300} echo "$(date -u %s) $((curl 192.168.100.1/cmSignalData.htm).parsedhtml.body.childnodes.item(1).firstchild.firstchild.childnodes.item(5).outertext|%{$_ -replace '\D+\n',''})">>modemlog.txt;sleep 1;echo .}
    omap7777 · 2015-12-24 02:12:10 0
  • shell order of operation example which calculates: x = number of physical CPU's y = number of cores per CPU 2(x * y) + 1 = CPU load limit Show Sample Output


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    echo "$(( $(( $(grep 'physical id' '/proc/cpuinfo' | uniq | wc -l) * $(grep 'core id' '/proc/cpuinfo' | wc -l) )) * 2 + 1 ))"
    snorf · 2015-11-14 20:44:39 1
  • Returns the current price of a troy ounce of gold, in USD. Requires the "jq" JSON parser. Show Sample Output


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    echo "Gold price is" $(wget https://rate-exchange-1.appspot.com/currency\?from=XAU\&to=USD -q -O - | jq ".rate") "USD"
    lordtoran · 2015-11-11 14:20:06 3
  • In Thunderbird open the settings for your email account, mark the checkbox for 'Attach the signature from a file instead' and use the filename '~/mailsignature.txt' Now every time when you open a terminal you see the fortune displayed in the terminal and the mail signature gets regenerated. Show Sample Output


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    echo 'echo /etc/games/fortune > ~/mailsignature.txt' >> .bashrc
    dededede · 2015-11-07 15:17:12 0
  • This command validates if exist any character different in 0-255 and dot. If any characters different is typed the error menssage is showing. Show Sample Output


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    echo ${IP} | sed "s/[0-9\.]//g"
    andregyn62 · 2015-10-19 18:20:03 1

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    echo $IP | egrep '^(([0-9]{1,2}|1[0-9][0-9]|2[0-4][0-9]|25[0-5])\.){3}([0-9]{1,2}|1[0-9][0-9]|2[0-4][0-9]|25[0-5])$'
    andregyn62 · 2015-10-19 18:06:32 2
  • Print out your age in days in binary. Today's my binary birthday, I'm 2^14 days old :-) . This command does bash arithmatic $(( )) on two dates: Today: $(date +%s) Date of birth: $(date +%s -d YYYY-MM-DD) The dates are expressed as the number of seconds since the Unix epoch (Jan 1970), so we devide the difference by 86400 (seconds per day). . Finally we pipe "obase=2; DAYS-OLD" into bc to convert to binary. (obase == output base) Show Sample Output


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    echo "obase=2;$((($(date +%s)-$(date +%s -d YYYY-MM-DD))/86400))" | bc
    flatcap · 2015-10-19 15:40:32 0
  • Returns the global weighted BTC rate in EUR. Requires the "jq" JSON parser. Show Sample Output


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    echo "BTC rate is" $(wget https://api.bitcoinaverage.com/ticker/global/EUR/ -q -O - | jq ".last") "?"
    lordtoran · 2015-09-28 23:03:59 0
  • This logs the titles of the active windows, thus you can monitor what you have done during which times. (it is not hard to also log the executable name, but then it is gets too long) Show Sample Output


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    while true; do (echo -n $(date +"%F %T"):\ ; xwininfo -id $(xprop -root|grep "ACTIVE_WINDOW("|cut -d\ -f 5) | grep "Window id" | cut -d\" -f 2 ) >> logfile; sleep 60; done
    BeniBela · 2015-09-23 23:00:14 13
  • it's nice to be able to use the command `ls program.{h,c,cpp}`. This expands to `ls program.h program.c program.cpp`. Note: This is a text expansion, not a shell wildcard type expansion that looks at matching file names to calculate the expansion. More details at http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/bash-brace-expansion I often run multiple commands (like apt-get) one after the other with different subcommands. Just for fun this wraps the whole thing into a single line that uses brace expansion.


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    echo apt-get\ {update,-y\ upgrade}\ \&\& true | sudo bash
    alecthegeek · 2015-09-22 00:48:26 3

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    [ $(date +"%H") -lt 7 ] && echo you should probably be sleeping...
    cadejscroggins · 2015-09-19 08:14:57 1
  • The only pre-requisite is jq (and curl, obviously). The other version used grep, but jq is much more suited to JSON parsing than that. Show Sample Output


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    btc() { echo "1 BTC = $(curl -s https://api.coindesk.com/v1/bpi/currentprice/$1.json | jq .bpi.\"$1\".rate | tr -d \"\"\") $1"; }
    benjabean1 · 2015-09-19 02:49:30 0
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