Category: CLI Fu

[one-liners] Find Reverse Depends of a Package

Sometimes you have a package installed and you want to know what other packages depend on it (such as a lib package). This one-liner only works on Debian/Ubuntu (apt/dpkg) based systems, but I’m sure a simmilar method works for rpm

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Apt-cacher-ng Toggle Proxy on Hosts

Hi everyone and happy Festivus!! So I was at my parents this morning for one of those non-secular holidays for gifts, and of course I bring my Linux laptop. After the festivities of gift giving, I pop open my lappy

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Raspberry Pi Scanner Server

It’s come time that we (my fiancĂ© and I) required the use of a color printer. My B/W Laser wasn’t going to cut it this year for her class room printings. So we went out an picked up an Epson

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Triple Monitor Gaming with Nvidia Graphics on Linux

I’ve been gaming exclusivity on Arch Linux for some time now, but one thing that I have been longing for is Triple Monitor Gaming that our M$ Windows counterparts have been enjoying for some time now. I have an Nvidia

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Command fu: a function to find the fastest free DNS server

timeDNS() { parallel -j0 –tag dig @{} “$*” ::: 208.67.222.222 208.67.220.220 198.153.192.1 198.153.194.1 156.154.70.1 156.154.71.1 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4 | grep Query | sort -nk5; } http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/14188/a-function-to-find-the-fastest-free-dns-server

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