curl -O https://raw.github.com/jtwaleson/decrypt/master/decrypt.py; chmod +x decrypt.py; ls -la | ./decrypt.py
It's useless, but pretty nifty at 80x24.
this one-liner will download and execute a python script.
would really suggest that you read the script before executing it.
The difference here is that this is not some long standing and reputable project, but instead just something that was randomly thrown up github.
tl;dr - I trust the Mozilla Foundation more than I trust jtwaleson
curl -O https://raw.github.com/jtwaleson/decrypt/f004b7eab7b949a55ea3c784fb9bac244aa0296e/decrypt.py; chmod +x decrypt.py; ls -la | ./decrypt.py
Trusting trust isn't even applicable here. That trick only works with programs that build other programs.
But I'm confused...it de-scrambles what amounts to an ls -la? I gleaned from the op that it de-scrambled an image?
At any rate, it looks cool but someone should really build a GUI for it.
Learn to use the command-line (if you're not on Windows), it's fun! :)
But to any of you reading this far, don't let being on windows be a deterrent. There are many excellent run-time distros out there to play around on. Google "run time Linux" for more.
And I wholeheartedly agree; it is quite fun (and rewarding) to learn.
It doesn't bite.
... but of course, maybe you enjoy random color font. :p
I haven't seen that command before, and from the context/presentation of the script, it made line 20 appear evil to me. :P