ssh root@`for ((i=100; i<=110; i++));do arp -a 192.168.1.$i; done | grep 00:35:cf:56:b2:2g | awk '{print $2}' | sed -e 's/(//' -e 's/)//'`

connect via ssh using mac address

Connect to a machine running ssh using mac address by using the "arp" command
Sample Output
ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.103 port 22: No route to host

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By: gean01
2009-09-09 04:32:20

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Nice, but you've lost a couple of characters from the end. You need to add '` (single-quote, backtick) to complete the sed clause and the for command.
flatcap · 453 weeks and 3 days ago
thanks by the hint. Corrected.
gean01 · 453 weeks and 2 days ago
This could go quicker by just setting a static ip address.
svg · 453 weeks and 2 days ago
the problem is that I am using it to connect to my ipod touch, and my router doesn't allow me to use fixed ip using dhcp and mac address. So this is my best option...
gean01 · 453 weeks and 1 day ago
An updated version of the command (cited problems solved): for i in *;do avidemux --video-codec Xvid4 --audio-codec mp3 --load "${i}" --save "`echo "$i" | sed -e 's/\....$//'`.done.mp4" --quit; done
gean01 · 452 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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