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Returns the current price of a troy ounce of gold, in USD. Requires the "jq" JSON parser.
Downloads Bluetack's level 1 IP blocklist in .p2p format, suitable for various Bittorrent clients.
Returns the global weighted BTC rate in EUR. Requires the "jq" JSON parser.
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Sweep and download all mp3 (in French) of "Rendez-vous avec X" (Meet with M. X) of French public radio
Balaye et telecharge les episodes depuis 1997
Let's give Flatcap credit for this elegant solution, instead of leaving it hidden as a comment.
Tested on RHEL6 and it works. Nice and clean.
Use this command to execute the contents of http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh in the local environment. The parameters are optional.
Alterrnatives to w3m:
curl -s http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh | bash /dev/stdin param1 param2
w3m -dump http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh | bash /dev/stdin [param1] [param2]
lynx -source http://www.example.com/automation/remotescript.sh | bash /dev/stdin [param1] [param2]
Easiest way to get the external IP address.
If the version already downloaded. it will not download again
No need to parse html page, website gives us a txt file :)
Improved google text-to-speech function. Allows to specify language, plays sound in terminal. Automatically removes downloaded file after successfully processing.
say LANGUAGE TEXT
say en "This is a test."
say pl "To jest test"
Downloads this raw script https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/contrib/completion/git-completion.bash from Github, copies it to your home directory, autoloads it in ~/.bashrc and sources it.
Change *.ext to the appropriate extension
Just pulls a quote for each day and displays it in a notification bubble...
or you can change it a bit and just have it run in the terminal
wget -q -O "quote" https://www.goodreads.com/quotes_of_the_day;echo "Quote of the Day";cat quote | grep '“\|/author/show' | sed -e 's/<[a-zA-Z\/][^>]*>//g' | sed 's/“//g' | sed 's/”//g'; rm -f quote
This is the command line I use to get my IP address in order to update my zoneedit account. Full script on my blog http://akim.sissaoui.com/linux-attitude/script-de-mise-a-jour-ddns-zoneedit-com-en-bashsh/