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Search String in Directory – UNIX

Search String in Directory – UNIX How to search for a string in a selection of files (-exec grep …). [bash] find . -exec grep “searchstring” ‘{}’ \; -print [/bash] [bash] find . -exec grep “searchstring” ‘{}’ \; -ls [/bash] This command will search in the current directory and all sub directories. All files that […]

Perl UNIX

Date/Time in a Timestamp format – Perl

Date/Time in a Timestamp format – Perl [perl] use Date::Manip; #### – Get DATE / TIME in correct format – ########## my $day= strftime “%d”, localtime; my $month= strftime “%m”, localtime; my $year = strftime “%Y”, localtime; my $now = localtime(time()); #################################################### $form_date_start = “$year/$month/$day 06:00:00”; [/perl]

Perl

Flush perl‚ Äôs print buffer – $|=1

Flush perl‚Äôs print buffer – $|=1 If you put a print statement inside of a loop that runs really really quickly, you won‚Äôt see the output of your print statement until the program terminates. The solution to this problem is to ‚Äúflush‚Äù the output buffer after each print statement. Where $| is non zero, it […]

Mac OSX

Mac Book Pro – Sleeping Issues

Mac Book Pro – Sleeping Issues OS X supports five different sleep modes: 0 – Old style sleep mode, with RAM powered on while sleeping, safe sleep disabled, and super-fast wake. 1 – Hibernation mode, with RAM contents written to disk, system totally shut down while ‚Äúsleeping,‚Äù and slower wake up, due to reading the […]

Perl PHP

GET or POST – Secure

GET or POST – Secure GET is NOT Secure GET is not a secure method of sending data. Don’t use it for forms that send password info, credit card data or other sensitive information. Since the data is passed through as part of the URL, it’ll show up in the web server’s logfile (complete with […]

Perl

Perl – Trim Text, Trim String

Perl – Trim Text, Trim String Left trim- ltrim or lstrip removes white spaces from the left side of a string: [perl] $str =~ s/^\s+//; [/perl] Right trim – rtrim or rstrip removes white spaces from the right side of a string: [perl] $str =~ s/\s+$//; [/perl] Trim Both [perl] $str =~ s/^\s+|\s+$//g [/perl] [perl] […]

Perl

Recursively Expand a NIS Netgroup

Recursively Expand a NIS Netgroup @results=expand_ng(); # Given a netgroup, will return a list of members. Will recurse # netgroups if the $recurse flag is set sub expand_ng { my($netgroup)=@_; my(@returnng); my($ng)=`ypmatch $netgroup netgroup`; $? != 0 and return; #Don’t continue for duff netgroups my($value); $ng =~ s/\s+/ /g; #Compress whitespace $ng =~ s/\s+,/,/g; #Remove […]

UNIX

RedHat vs Ubuntu – Useful Package Commands

RedHat vs Ubuntu – Useful Package Commands Task Red Hat/Fedora Ubuntu Refresh list of available packages Yum refreshes each time it’s used apt-get update Install a package from a repository yum install package_name apt-get install package_name Install a package file yum install package.rpm rpm -i package.rpm dpkg –install package.deb Remove a package rpm -e package_name […]