Leaving passwords in your shell history is a security issue. I wrote a tool to help check: checkhistory. Feel free to send me pull requests / patches with additional regexes to match.
An open-source service monitoring system and time series database. via Prometheus.
2 tools for creating RPMs, DEBs, etc easily: fpm & checkinstall
qicinga – a short python script I’ve written to display Icinga Service Statuses (Statii?) at the commandline.
lsblk displays all block devices as a tree, eg: NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 1.8T 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 886.5G 0 part / ├─sda2 8:2 0 878.9G 0 part /home ├─sda3 8:3 0 19.5G 0 part [SWAP] ├─sda4 8:4 0 1K 0 part └─sda5 8:5 0 78.1G 0 part …
sudo /usr/sbin/sshd -t via OpenSSH Tip: Check Syntax Errors before Restarting Server.
Your editor supports source code highlighting, so why not the console? Actually it can with source-highlighter via Peter Eisentraut’s Blog: Adding Color to the Console: Code Syntax Highlighting with less and source-highlight. I’ve just created a shell alias like alias shl="/usr/bin/source-highlight -fesc -oSTDOUT -i " though
The #1 reason you should replace ssh with mosh, if your environment permits: “With Mosh, you can put your laptop to sleep and wake it up later, keeping your connection intact. If your Internet connection drops, Mosh will warn you — but the connection resumes when network service comes back.” via Mosh: the mobile shell.
Conspy allows a possibly remote user to see what is displayed on a Linux virtual console, and send keystrokes to it. It works with Linux and FreeBSD, as far as I know.It is rather like VNC, but where VNC takes control of a GUI conspy takes control of a text mode virtual console. Unlike VNC, …
As Google are ditching Reader, you might want to move to a self-hosted tt-rss install instead. If you’ve already set up an EC2 instance with ansible, just follow this playbook.