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Need to make a script that will use a password protected file and generate an output

I am designing a Lab for a course at university.For this the students will download a folder called LAB1 and this will contain subfolders called author_solution ,student_solution and evaluate.sh file....
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App to run bash/zsh commands from finder folders (Mac)

I used to have this awesome app that looked a bit like this, but I can’t remember the name of it for the life of me: I know there are ways you can run bash commands from the current folder, but this ...
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How to get free bash access on windows machine without admin rights?

i would like to execute bash scripts at work but can't seem to find a decent way. My devices are my windows pc (no admin rights) and my Iphone. I want my scripts to run all day, so since my work pc ...
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Script to read text file from url, edit and store that file as a task

I was thinking of starting a project after I came across IPTV. So for you who are not familiar with IPTV, you get a download link to an m3u file looking like below, just with 100's of rows. \#EXTINF:-...
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Scrolling through pictures via Terminal Linux

I've been looking for a tool that either works or can be customized for the following task. My end goal is to use the terminal to open, and navigate through some folder containing pictures. The ...
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Alternative to `sed` which supports PCRE

According to this question gnu sed does not support PCRE. Is there an alternative which supports PCRE? Required features: should roughly work like gnu sed open source
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Simple, statically-linked encryption program

I am looking for an easy encryption program, usable from the linux command line. Preferably a single static binary. I tried scrypt (tarsnap), but it prompts for a password with no way to input as a ...
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Debian apt-available software for dir+database immediate backups of a webserver webapps?

Do you know a Debian apt-available software to make dir and database immediate backups of a webserver webapps? An option to exclude some sub directories should be a feature. Something that works ...
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How to randomly rotate file names between them

I have a large group of .wav files (~24 000 in 2 folders). Dialogues. So i want to make these dialogues random. Is there any software that can randomly rename files by using a "table" of these?
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Which shell do u recommend for web development on Windows 10, as of June 2017?

Each solution has it’s pros and cons, and available tools seems to be evolving. I had some issues with various solutions I tried, and could use some advice. Here are the tools I tried: Bash on CMDER -...
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Choosing DNS server to add A records remotly

I need to write a script that adds some A records to DNS server dynamically to mimic a real DNS zone. My questions are what DNS server to choose, bind9 dnsmasq and how to add A records to those ...
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Powershell - any recommendations for modules that emulate bash commands?

I've recently started out using powershell. It's a bit hard to get started with but seems powerful enough. What I am wondering is if there is a github project or equivalent to emulate some of the ...
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Windows Alternative to Thunar/Nautilus Custom Actions?

In the Linux file managers Thunar and Nautilus you can create custom actions. When right-clicking on a file bash scripts tailored for particular files can be run. Is there a file manager or program in ...
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A Linux tool / utiltiy for identifying non-stopwords in English text

Is there a tool I can sent a text file or other file into that will identify unusual words (not in a stopword list) in Linux? For example, words that are generally in the English language will be ...
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What software can I use to measure LLOC, function points and cyclomatic complexity of Bash scripts?

I want to gather a few statistical data about a repository to compare it through time. The goal is to know how the usage of specific languages evolved over time, and how the complexity and size of ...
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Managing long running simulations

if there is a better stack to ask this on, please let me know. My Problem I have a simulation that takes 3-4 days to run. I want to run many of these, with different parameters defined in text files ...
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Linux-like terminal for Windows

I'm looking for an application that can act as an integrated Linux-like terminal for my Windows PC. For instance, I could roam around the file system, install applications like vi, etc. I would like ...
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Documentation generator tool for multiple languages

I have project that written with Ruby, Java, Python and Bash and currently I'm searching for single documentation tool that can be used to generate web pages, like Sphinx-doc does Precondition is not ...
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Fire-and-forget command-line tool to send a Facebook message

I want to send a Facebook message with a single Linux command line, something like: xmppmsg joe@chat.facebook.com message.txt --myuser=nico@chat.facebook.com --mypass=yop I must get the prompt ...
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Tool to convert string with ANSI escape sequences to simple string

A python module I am using provides a hook that allows capturing user keyboard input before it is sent to a shell terminal. The problem I am facing is that it captures input character-by-character, ...
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Convert a multi-line bash command into a one line command

I am looking for a program that can convert a multi-line bash command into a one line command. For example: find . -type d -print0 | while read -d '' -r dir; do files=("$dir"/*) printf "%5d ...
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Convert all arguments in short-form to into their corresponding (if any) long-form arguments in a bash command

I am looking for a program that can convert all short-form arguments that are present a bash command to their corresponding long-form arguments. For example: wget -m -p -k http://stackexchange.com ...
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Deciphering a bash command

I am looking for a program that can take a bash command as input, e.g.: ls -lv ps aux | grep python | grep -v "grep python" | awk '{print $2}' | xargs kill -9 du -h --max-depth=1 screen -dmS gp ...
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Program to automatically convert a Bash script (Linux/Unix) into a PowerShell script (Windows)

I know there are hundred of pages that show the common stuff needed to make the change yourself, but I'm wondering if there's a tool/program that makes it automagically for you. I'm pretty sure ...
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Sort Heroku logs chronologically

Heroku is a hosting platform whose logs can be accessed via the heroku logs command line: $ heroku logs 2014-07-17T06:24:02.216403+00:00 app[web.1]: Started 2014-07-17T06:24:02.216410+00:00 app[web.1]...