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Advanced Bash Scripting

Is it amazing things you can do with a simple Bourne Again Shell  (bash). I have just discovered you can open socket using a small redirection syntax, and emulate small checks you normally do with curl or wget. The bash … Continue reading
This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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Better unix life: mass replace and xargs

Some unix tips and tricks for an easy life Continue reading
This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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Bash secret powers

Bash scripting has evolved a lot in the last ten years. I get used to relay on bash for all normal “data domination” tasks (like file system refactorings, database extraction and reporting and so on) and switching to python/ruby/perl when … Continue reading
This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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dos2unix for poor basic unix

Do you have cygwin base install right? So no dos2unix…you can convert a windows file to unix format with a small tr command like tr -d '\15\32' < winfile.txt > unixfile.txt I prefer the awk way of life: [bash] awk … Continue reading
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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Pybash

The project has been renamed into “runif”. This page left only for Google Search happiness. Pybash is a python library to make python script as easy as in Bourne Again Shell (Bash). Bash scripting is very easy to setup. So … Continue reading
This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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runif

Idempotent and minimal python 3 library for rapid scripting. Provide support for creating file, adding data to them, patching and so on. Why? (Ba)sh scripting is very easy to setup. So we end up using it all the time for … Continue reading
This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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Misterio: Ansible and Saltstack killer in docker

With bash & docker-compose as dependencies, Misterio is a agent-less super-customizable solution in few bash lines. Sorry Ansible/Saltstack/Puppet/Chef/... Continue reading
This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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