pkgwat -search packages for Fedora.


pkgwat is a nice utility to search the fedora packages websearch. Description : Pronounced "package WAT", pkgwat is a fast CLI tool for querying : the fedora packages webapp. : …


Your own local search engine.


There are times when you would want to have a local search engine capable of indexing even pdf and doc files. So here is a solution. You can use “Omega” and here are the instructions. download omega …

Another nice and feature rich alternative to Google Search


Image via CrunchBase […] Some time back I had written a post on Scroogle. Scroogle is good, it provides privacy. But if you want more for your browsing experience, something that you thought …


Empty a file


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Determine what process is listening on a port on Solaris, without lsof


$ for x in `ptree | <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/awk" title="AWK" rel="homepage" href="">awk '{print …

more powerful grep – ack


For last couple of days, I have been using ack instead of grep. Here is description of ack: […] Ack is designed as a replacement for grep. […] There are couple of reasons I am using ack. …

Mirror or download a website with a tool much better than wget


If you want to mirror a <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/website" title="Website" rel="wikipedia" href="">website, the …

View entire process string


$ /usr/ucb/ps -auxgww Depending on your installation, when you run ps you will only get the first 40 or so characters displayed. In order to view the entire string, use /usr/ucb/ps on <a …

Convert decimal numbers to binary


There is a calculator called bc that works in the command line. So if you need a quick calculator function in the command line then you could write some functions that will do the trcik for you. Here …

Xoost – Search engine


<a title="Xoost Search engine" href="" target="_blank">Xoost is a community search engine. From Xoost page: […] Imagine you are searching …

using cscope with vim


Here&#8217;s the best of the two links that I found with <a class="zem_slink freebase/en/google" title="Google" rel="homepage" …

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