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Wireshark: fully customized output from TShark?

I'm using TShark to analyze some packet capture logs and would like to produce some nice lists from the logs. I want the lists to be in text format, so they could be viewed/printed/etc. easily on ...
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Using sed to align text starting from pattern to end of line [migrated]

I have a text like this: LDX LEVEL LDA INITD015,X ; INITIAL ACTIVE SPRITES STA $D015 STA SAVED015 LDA INITXPOS,X ; INITIAL HERO X COORDINATE STA XPOS LDA ...
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Corrupted text file recovery (Win7 x64) [closed]

I'm having some difficulties in recovering the contents of a .txt file. While writing to a text file, on a Win7 x64 virtual machine, the host machine crashed. After rebooting, I noticed that the ...
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Remove text between delimiters in linux [duplicate]

Server got hacked and a fair amount of files were edited. We noticed that the code that was inserted were typically done between delimiters (e.g. /*e21234*/ blah blah /*/e21234*/). What is the most ...
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stop Centos 6.3 loading 'Text Mode Setup Utility' at restart

I've just puppetted a virtual machine and from scratch (based on Centos 6.3 minimal). That install process does a variety of things, but one annoying side effect is that when the VM reboots, it ...
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FTP performance 15x slower for tar files of binary vs. text?

We're running some 1GB FTP file transfer tests in advance of a larger 40GB transfer and seeing 15x slower performance (450kB/s vs. 7Mb/s) when the 1GB test tar file is composed of small (<100k) ...
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server for replacing text [closed]

I have a large key-value database of words. Each entry is a word that replaces another word. I am given a continuous stream of text where I have to replace the words with corresponding words in the ...
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How can I remove old log entries from a log file and archive them somewhere else in Linux?

CentOS 4.x I apologize in advance if this is not the appropriate place to ask this question. It pertains to a linux server / IT admin task. I've got a log file on an old CentOS 4.x server and I ...
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Removing control characters from a text file

I started a unix keystroke log with script temp.txt; however, it captures my keystrokes verbatim (backspaces, arrows, etc...). What is the best way to remove the control characters from a file named ...
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“Reverse lookup” in DNS zone text file [closed]

Is there an existing tool or a cool or interesting way to find all items in DNS zone file, which are "resolving" to given IP? (not using any DNS server at all) For instance, we might have following ...
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Concatenate first line to the end of second line in a text file [closed]

I am trying to append first line to the end of second line. I have huge text file where I have to this process for all the entries. Value="AF" /> <ListItem Text="Afghanistan" Value="AL" ...
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Substiting a line through PHP in SSH [closed]

I've already setup SSH usage in PHP and most of the things work. Now what I want to do is that I'm looking to edit a line in a file and replace it back. It works directly on the server but can't seem ...
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get text between keywords in log file

If I have a log file and want to dump only the text between 1234 and 9876 in to another file, how can i do this easily? If I have a text file like this: idsfsvcvs sdf sdf e e sd vs d s g sg s vc ...
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Calculate rate from log file timestamps

From postfix's logfile I can grep all the lines that indicate the delivery of one message: Jan 3 15:28:21 mail postfix/pipe[1040]: [...] status=sent Jan 3 15:28:21 mail postfix/pipe[1157]: [...] ...
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How do I grep through binary files that look like text?

I have binary files that should be text (they're exported logs), but I can't open it with less (it looks ugly - it looks like a binary file). I found that I could open it with vi and I can cat it ...
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find and replace text with sequence of numbers [closed]

I need to replace a word in a file like this text text pc text text text text pc text text text text pc text text i need to replace pc with pc1, pc2 .... etc text text pc1 text text text text pc2 ...
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Ubuntu server Logs to email want to keep formatting in email.. ( new lines where required, etc )

want to send log files from Ubuntu Server via email using sendemail but the when I do all the text in the email is all in one big mess ( one space between words new lines and spacing not brought into ...
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Save the body of an Exchange 2010 message to a file

We are completing our upgrade from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010. We created an event sink to write the body of email messages with specific Subject lines to a text file for automated processing. ...
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Creating a text file with no newline at the end of it

I am using ldapsearch with its -y option where the password for the ldap server is read in from a file in order to ensure that the password is not left in the command history. ldapsearch requires ...
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Opened 5GB text file in Pico Text Editor, server crashed, SSH no reponse, pinging works [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Opened 5GB text file in Pico Text Editor, server crashed, SSH no reponse, pinging works Just opened 5GB text file in Pico Text Editor.. server crashed.. SSH gives no ...
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Opened 5GB text file in Pico Text Editor, server crashed, SSH no reponse, pinging works

Just opened 5GB text file in Pico Text Editor.. server crashed.. SSH gives no reponse, pinging still works. Will the server recover on its own? And how long will this take? The server has 6GB ram. Or ...
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ip based filtering and ban

How can I ban IP addresses from accessing the my website. Also, would it better to store ip addresses in a text file, php file or a database. I want a black list. I am using Apache. Also, I want ...
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“group by count” for IPs in text file in linux

I've got a huge textfile which contains IP addresses: 123.33.22.33 221.23.128.2 123.33.22.33 92.222.192.12 92.222.192.12 123.33.22.33 I can sort it to: 123.33.22.33 123.33.22.33 123.33.22.33 ...
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What is a descriptive name for a web service that responds with plain text?

I'm looking for the proper name for a web service that responds with text as opposed to XML. As an example this "cardServer" service will return 5 cards for a poker hand. ...
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Textwrangler (OS X) — Simple Text Macro Help Needed

I often, when parsing log/error files, need to replace < and < and > with > in order to be able to efficiently understand what's going on in the files. I know TextWrangler has a macro ability ...
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Apache Send .java files as text instead of download

How do I configure my apache instance to simply load *.java files in browser instead of sending it to me as a download?
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Getting \r\n newlines to display properly in Mantis database

I've exported a Mantis project from one server to another and despite the MySQL SQL file (from which it was populated) showing: (15375,'\r\n1. Log out\r\n\r\n2. When logging in, start ... The final ...
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Capturing text from windows applications

I had an application a while back that would allow me to dump text from any application on screen to a text file. Unfortunately, I used it so rarely that I don't remember what the name of it was. I ...
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An FTP client that automatically detects and converts proper newlines?

If I am mistaken if this is already the case I apologize. I do most of my work on a Linux system and use Filezilla to often upload my work, unfortunately I sometimes open a few files on my Windows PC ...
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How to display results without two first lines

When I run some bash command it returns 2 .. n lines of text (n is different each time, may contain blank lines). How to filter the output to display the result skipping lines 1 and 2? e.g. $ ...
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How can I replace line #6 in a text file in a bash script?

I have a text file that is generated by 3rd-party software as part of a build process. I want to replace one specific line - in my case, line 6. How can I do this in my bash script? I suspect sed is ...
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Delete a large chunk of lines from a huge file

I have a 2.8GB sql dump file in linux. I need to delete lines 18 through 3000, but I can't open it in a text editor like vim because it's so big. Any suggestions? I assume you could use sed or ...
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How to find malformed - corrupted - dos - BOMByte Files in Linux

I've several problems maintaining large production servers, in which some developers drop files from Windows environments, sometime with BOM-bytes (We use UTF8, and no need for that), causing lots of ...
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Adding lines to text files through Group Policy

I need to add two lines to text files using group policy. I cannot replace the files with the updated one since the content of the files differs from one machine to another, but all of them have to be ...
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Can Jdownloader be installed into text mode in linux without X11?

I'm insterested into installing Jdownloader into text mode in linux, i want to use the api it has to control the downloads from a web application Do you guys think that's possible in gentoo? if so , ...
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replace text in file without overwriting file

I want to use the command line to edit a text file but not overwrite it. I want to preserve the owner, group, and permissions of the file. I have a file that holds a count of the number of times a ...
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a command to get the lines around a specific line of a text file

I'm looking for a command to get text around a specific line of a file. ex: file content: a b c d e f g h i j a command like: ]$ commandname -text f -lines 3 giving the output c d e f ...
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perl mass text replace with literal dollar sign

trying to replace text patterns with dollar signs and ()s, can't get it to work. please help find /var/www/vhosts/prod/xxx/ -name "*.php"|xargs perl -w -i -p -e ...
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Unicode versions of common UNIX text tools to run on Windows

I can't afford the MKS toolkit (also think its a bit overkill for my needs). So I was wondering is anyone knew of the standard set of unix text tools but that can handle unicode files under Windows. ...
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Extract 1 IP address from 2 or more in a line of text

I have about 30,000 Apache access logs, some of which list multiple client IP addresses. This is as a result of Apache logging the X-Forwarded-For header instead of the IP address of the client. The ...
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NFS Log Corruption

We several WebSphere application servers logging to a central NFS mount. Both the app servers and the NFS server are running in VMWare, the app servers are RHEL 5, and the NFS server is Ubuntu 8.04. ...
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Is it possible to get Samba automatically convert linebreaks in files from dos to unix?

I have a shared over samba directory which i access from my windows development box. Problem is that when i create and edit files they are saved with dos linebreaks. Is there any way to configure ...
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CMS that supports reusable blocks of text and variable substitution?

I'm looking for a CMS that can do the following two things: Reusable, named blocks (modules) of text that can be inserted in the content (i.e. articles, posts - the terminology differes between ...
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Strip text from some delimited fields in a list

Wondering what the fastest way would be to strip the text from just some delimited fields in a list. My list looks like this: text text:number:text:text:text:text:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* ...
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How can I replace all instances of a specified string in a text file with another string?

I have a file a.txt. I would like to replace all instances of "1.6" with "1.5" in that file, overwriting the original file.
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Tool for multiple pattern search and replace

I am looking for an easy to use tool that will allow me to have batch of search/replace pairs. Rolling out to different environments requires us to search/replace server names in database scripts. I ...
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DHCP lease information to file

Is there a command where I can convert the mac address column of the DHCP lease to txt file or CSV? I am setting up mac filtering on a wireless controller but just want to use copy and paste instead ...
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How can I export all group policies to a easily-parseable format?

I need to dump all the Group Policies within Active Directory to review offline at a later date. Is there a way I can easily export all the Group Policies to text or some other easily-parseable ...
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Simple OCR Software for public use

Currently we are using OmniForm 5.0 and are NOT necessarily looking to stick with ScanSoft.
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How to convert text file from Windows line breaks to Unix ones on Unix/Linux?

Is there a quick way to convert text file from Unix line breaks to Windows ones in Unix environment? I thought there could be a standard utility.