I recently needed to know the UUID (universally unique identifier) of my bootable USB root partition. It is a better way to distinguish storage devices because device names can change depending on the connection order.
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Check the progress of the dd process.
Recently I run into small problems related to PHP. Problem A – sqlite.so The first one was a PHP warning: PHP Warning: PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library ‘/usr/lib/php5/20090626/sqlite.so’ – /usr/lib/php5/20090626/sqlite.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory in Unknown on line 0 PHP tried to load sqlite.so from /etc/php5/conf.d/sqlite.ini (php5-sqlite […]
Display established TCP connections inside the terminal.
From time to time I need to backup/restore OS on the CF card using Windows machine.
Execute a set of commands inside each active jail.
Managing SPS switches could be real fun if you use expect to automate such tasks.
Get rid of spaces in file/directory names.
Using KDE notification area within a shell script gives a lot of useful possibilities as you can easily display feedback from running services, other scripts, log analyzers.