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How to pipe output from cat to cut [migrated]

I want to cat /proc/uptime into cut -f1 in a Bash script. I've tried; cat /proc/uptime | cut -f1 cat /proc/uptime > cut -f1 cut -f1 < cat /proc/uptime Do I need to use echo or something ...
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Timing of ps piped to grep [migrated]

So, this isn't a problem as such, just something i'm curious about. I'm using Linux Mint MATE which is branched off Debian. If i do ps afx | grep abcdefg i get 16599 pts/3 S+ 0:00 | ...
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Apache errorlog piping fail

Trying to log to a central syslog server, either direct using Apache's ErrorLog to pipe to logger, or getting syslog to forward, but nothing is working and the errors are not making sense to me. I can ...
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syslog-ng not flushing the pipe to external program

I have written a python script that takes log entries from syslog-ng and writes them to MongoDB (I couldn't do it with afmongodb driver because I need to do some special processing). This is how it ...
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Non-blocking bash redirection

Does anyone know how to redirect the output of a program, running from a bash script, to a named pipe IN NON BLOCKING MODE (having 'O_NONBLOCK' flag set)?
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How to pipe postfix into Codeigniter controller

I currently have postfix piping into a PHP script to process the email via an alias. catchall: |/var/www/vhosts/website/httpdocs/scripts/incoming_mail.php However, I wish to use the DB config etc ...
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how to pipe a mysql dump to s3cmd

I want to transfer a mysql dump, compressed, to s3. I tried: mysqldump -u root -ppassword -all-databases | gzip -9 | s3cmd put s3://bucket/sql/databases.sql.gz but then I get: ERROR: Not enough ...
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Postfix - Pipe multiple recipient message as a single message

I am trying to pipe emails through Postfix to a Python script I have. Currently, messages with multiple recipients are piped to the script once for each recipient. I would like these messages to be ...
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Remote packet capturing using fifo and dumpcap

I'm currently working on two linux servers where one server is running in 2.6.18-274.el5(Server A) and the second one in CentOS 7 (Server B). My requirement is to capture the packets of the network ...
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forward all mail on a specified domain to script

I run a disposable e-mail service that accepts all incoming mail and forwards it to a PHP script that stores it in a database for people to view. Before now, I have been on shared hosting with cPanel, ...
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using temporary files vs pipes advantages and disadvantages

Say I have a file named jobs.csv and I would like to get the top 50k jobs done by Foo I can either do: # cat jobs.csv | sort -u | head -n 50000 > /tmp/jobs.csv # cat /tmp/jobs.csv | while read ...
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How can I handle spaces in file names when using xargs on find results?

One of my common practices is to perform greps on all files of a certain type, e.g., find all the HTML files that have the word "rumpus" in them. To do it, I use find /path/to -name "*.html" | xargs ...
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Command piped - nagios information status not expected

First of all, thanks for reading. I am configuring a new service, basicly this checks the number of entries on de home directory, is very simple. define service{ use ...
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Adding a progress bar to a data pipe

Are there any alternatives to pv? I'd like to see the current transfer rate of a data pipe, a progress bar and an estimated completion time. Any other tools that can do that?
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Shell command slow when using pipe, fast with intermediate file

Does anyone understand this huge difference in processing time, when using an intermediate file, or when using a pipe? I'm converting tiff to pdf using standard tools on a fresh debian squeeze server. ...
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Postfix pipe mail at user level

I am trying to filter mail at the user level. I have CentOS and Postfix installed. I managed to install a filter on the server and its working great, except, instead of filtering by user, all emails ...
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pipe rrd to a new directory

I am chrooted and running out of drive space, so I mounted back to the host drive which has plenty of space but cannot seem to redirect the outputted data to my empty drive [root@localhost rra]# ls ...
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postfix pipe to script: execvp permissions denied error

I am new to postfix and am trying to pipe a message to a particular email address to a bash script. I am running CentOS 6 in case that matters. My script has 777 permission (for testing), and when I ...
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Pipe multiple files into one tar gz

I'd like to call mysqldump to create multiple backup files and then archive them in one tar.gz. I am following this tutorial on mysqldump part: ...
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Unzip piping order

I have a file, foo.zip which looks something like this: foo.zip -- fileA.txt -- fileB.txt I can pipe the output of the extracted files like this: unzip -p foo.zip *.txt | something My problem is ...
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Unzipping files that are flying in through a pipe

Can I make unzip or any similar programs work on the standard output? The situation is I'm downloading a zip file, which is supposed to be unzipped on the fly. Related issue: ...
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does email pipe to program cause problems with unicode characters?

I'm piping incoming mail into a PHP script, immediately storing the RAW email in a MySQL db. It works very well, except ~0.7% of emails arrive with a truncated message body. I found someone whose ...
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Can't pipe echo to netcat?

I have the following command: echo 'HTTP/1.1 200 OK\r\n' | nc -l -p 8000 -c and when I curl localhost:8000 I am not seeing HTTP/1.1 200 .. being printed. I am on mac os x with netcat 0.7.1 Any ...
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Powershell pipe exporting to csv is loosing data

I'm trying to write a script that will take input from a .txt file of IP address. Do a reverse DNS lookup to get the hostname of the IP address and then export that data into .csv file. Here is what ...
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Exim4 setup not working with piping

I'm trying to setup exim4 on the server, so that it can receive mail for a couple sub domains, and I want to pipe that to a PHP script. I want all incoming mail to be processed through my custom ...
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Cat pipe mysql : Stopped. What stopped and how can I fix that?

I imported a large database from remote using a cat + mysql command : cat my_db.sql | mysql --host=external_host --user=my_user --password=some_password my_database And after some time, it returned ...
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How to split the output into different files?

I have a input file like foo xxx yyy zzz foo xxx yyy zzz foo xxx yyy zzz foo xxx yyy zzz bar xxx yyy zzz bar xxx yyy zzz foo xxx yyy zzz .. How to split the input file by line, into foo.txt ...
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Postfix Pipe then forward to original recipient

I may well be on the wrong track here with what I'm trying to do, so I'd appreciate any advice. Is it possible to pipe email to a script (which I have working), and then have Postfix forward it on ...
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DSGET escapes hash signs (#) in outputted Distinguished Names (DN)s but expects unescaped hash signs for input

Lets say I want to do the very simple query in AD dsquery user -name "John Smith" | dsget user -memberof -expand This will output the DNs of the AD groups that this user belongs to. I can make it ...
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SELinux preventing /etc/aliases email pipe to script from working

When somebody sends an email to my server, e.g. somestringthatisnotnecessarilyauser@myserver.com I want it to pipe to a PHP script. So in my /etc/aliases file I have: ...
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How to comma-demilit the output from cut?

So far, I have this: grep -B 36 'pattern1' Mapper.1.Configuration.MapRules | grep "pattern2" | cut -d'"' -f2 which give me a new-line delimited list of values that I need. I could put this into a ...
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how to pipe results from LS to CD in ubuntu

I'd like to ls for the latest created directory in a given directory (we create a new folder for each release) and then cd to that directory. I'd like to create an alias for this so I don't have to ...
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Make a copy of email using pipe in postfix alongside 1 content_filter

I am using postfix and already usHi. I am using postfix and already using a script as a content_filter which re-injects back to smtpd to all users, but before this happens, I would like to make a copy ...
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pipe raw email message to python script

In exim4, I use following pipe to send a message to a python script, process it, and upload it to django: send_to_django_mailbox: driver = pipe command = /usr/local/bin/python ...
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Grep-ing gzipped files [duplicate]

I have a set of 100 log files, compressed using gzip. I need to find all lines matching a given expression. I'd use grep, but of course, that's a bit of a nightmare because I'll have to unzip all ...
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Postfix: Pass a copy of an email to a script but deliver the original one to mailbox

It's actually quite simple: I want to pass all incoming emails to a PHP-script, but only as a copy, the original email shall still be delivered to the mailbox as usual. I just can't seem to get it ...
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Procmail - Replace From with text from within email

I am trying to use Procmail to filter through mail that goes to my ticket channel in WHMCS. It works fine as far as piping goes. But emails from the Zopim live chat module on the site need filtering ...
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Tell Postfix to pipe From certain emails to certain scripts

I am currently using Postfix to pipe incoming email form our support email address to our WHMCS install to the support department. This has been working great for sometime. Problem is now we have a ...
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Piping Mail with Exim: Only Works Locally

Whenever I send an email to my catchall alias via SSH (i.e., locally), Exim successfully pipes the e-mail to a PHP script, as I told it to do. However, when I try to send an e-mail to my catchall ...
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Postfix - Transferring NOTIFY command to script using pipe

I have set up system where all mails are piped to my script. In master.cf I have: phptran unix - n n - - pipe flags=DFORq user=nobody argv=/usr/bin/php5 /root/phptran.php ${sender} ${recipient} I ...
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PsExec and Remote Environment Variables, Logging, Etc

When I run PsExec on a remote computer, I always fall short of what I want. What I would like ideally in most situations is a) a log on an admin server where each individual log has the name of each ...
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Postfix piping to php issue: “cannot append message to file: cannot open file: Permission denied”

I am having some issues with setting up piping to a php app (WHMCS). The mail is coming to the server however it is bouncing. The maillog shows:- May 15 12:51:14 hostname postfix/smtpd[2123]: ...
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Redirect all incoming mail into a script

I have no idea about Mail Delivery. but i need redirect ALL incoming e-mail (*@mydomain.com) into an a php script. i'm using debian Exists a simple mail server to do this? (without exim, postfix, ...
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Netcat output pipe, json parsing

What I want is this: netcat to the server, which streams json formatted loglines. pipe the output of nc to "something" that will format the json as plaintext, in a customizable format (thinking ...
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how to pipe data to sftp connection?

ftp supports the put "|..." "remote-file.name" command to pipe data to an ftp connection. Is there something similar available for sftp? In sftp i get the following error: sftp ...
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Redirect output of mysqldump to scp

I worked with a linux pro years ago who did this nifty trick. He could do a mysqldump but redirect the output to an scp/ssh connection rather than writing to disk. We utilised this quiet a bit where i ...
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Postfix sendmail sets original recipient

I have a postfix + dovecot with a spamassassin doing some content filtering on the postfix side. The problem is that with a recent update the originally available sendmail binary was replaced with the ...
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How to pipe stderr without piping stdout

How do I pipe the standard error stream without piping the standard out stream? I know this command works, but it also writes the standard out. Command 2>&1 | tee -a $LOG How do I get ...
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Can I use MX records to deliver some addresses to Google Apps and some to my server? [closed]

I have whm installed on my VPS, which my domain MX records are pointing to: 0:mail.mydomain.com and whm/cpanel has mail forwarding rules which pipes certain @mydomain email addresses into my CRM ...
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Postfix won't pipe to PHP file through aliases file

I'm trying to pipe from postfix to a command. According to Postfix logs it worked, but when I check the command it didn't. This is a fresh postfix install. This is my alias file: # See man 5 aliases ...