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Old 08-05-2013, 09:00 AM   #1
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Command line programs?

I have always been so/so on the linux command line. Does anyone have some onliners to share to get me started? I'd like to have some to look at, that i know are being used daily, so that i can research them some
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Here's a good place to start: and
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nmap commands
nmap --reason
nmap --packet-trace
nmap --iflist

find name of glibc's dynamic linker
readelf -l /bin/bash | grep interpreter

get urls from website
lynx -dump -listonly

download all urls from website
lynx -dump -listonly -nonumbers | xargs -n1 wget
lynx -dump -listonly -nonumbers | egrep '(\.xz|\.bz2|\.gz|\.tar)' | xargs -n1 wget

debug filesystem

make multiple directories
mkdir somedirectory/{this that other}

dd with progress
dd if=/dev/zero | pv | dd of=/dev/somedrive

repeat last command but change word1 to word2

remove trailing date from sql files
for f in *.sql; do
mv -- "$f" "${f%%-*}.sql"
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Not being dismissive but the bash man page is very informative and written in a way that people can understand it.
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Over here you asked why Linux sucks so baddly, and here, you're asking for help?

If Linux is hard you're doing it wrong.
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