Using The Infocrobes Package

It is probably about time to explain a little bit about the Infocrobes project. The infocrobes project is a collection of bash scripts that wrap around common UNIX utilities in order to simplify the process of extracting interesting information from various data sources.

So, what exactly you can do with these infocrobes? Well, it entirely depends on your intentions. In simple words, you can use the project to perform information gathering. [...]

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Very often I end up performing a series of string manipulation and information extraction tasks from the command line. Usually this is achieved with several excellent shell utilities available on Linux/Unix/Cygwin.

Because it is quite tedious to re-type long commands every single time, I composed a collection of oneliners (scripts) that are very easy to use and cat extract all kinds of useful informations from arbitrary data streams. The toolkit was designed around the idea of using pipes. [...]

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