Some shortcuts kindly shared by thecravenone: history to see your recent history. Each entry has a line number next to it. ! followed by a number will re-run that command. (E.g., !21 will re-run the command at line 21 in your history.) ^a^b^ to find a in the previous command and replace it with b. Useful for repeating commands across multiple files, or correcting a typo in a long command.
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A Windows time-saver kindly shared by HughJohns0n: open administrative console type perfmon /rel “Never dig through eventlogs again. Also impresses end users, shows off your leet console jockey skills."
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BuffaloRedshark shares another resource that builds on last week's topic of Wireshark: "They make their conference presentations available after Sharkfest each year" https://sharkfestvirtual.wireshark.org/sf20v https://sharkfestus.wireshark.org/retrospective
A shortcut compliments of Mezutelni: !! was a game changer for me, you can of course simply do !! to repeat command, e.g. cat /etc/sudoers will tell us we don't have access. After this, we can simply do sudo !! and !! will be replaced with last command. And now comes the funny part. Let's say we wanted to edit the file we just CAT'ed # cat /etc/sudoers We can # vim !!:1 This will replace the
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A helpful hint, compliments of The-Dark-Jedi: A little known feature of OneNote is OCR. Copy and paste any image with text into OneNote, right click and select "Copy text from image.”
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A helpful hint to save you from confusing your environments, compliments of tcpWalker: Set up your production environment to provide color-coded backgrounds, so you know at a glance what environment you are in—use purple because programs almost never use this color for output, so it doesn't mask it. This makes it much, much harder to mistake production for a test environment.