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prettier "cal" command
Displays the same output as "cal", but with the current day highlighted (probably dependent on gnu grep, as I'm not sure other grep's support the "--color=auto" option). Tested and working on Ubuntu 11 and OSX Lion.

strace like SystemTap script
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vimdiff local and remote files via ssh
Lifted from http://linux.spiney.org/remote_diff_with_vim_and_ssh which points out credits for the inspiration.

pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
This will turn it in an infinite loop and also shows random words from a file, so it won't be the same each time and also not just a number.

Reverse SSH
this command from the source server and this follow in the destination server: ssh [email protected] -p 8888

check open ports without netstat or lsof

auto terminal title change
above line in .bash_profile will give you window title in putty or terminal client when you login to your remote server

save date and time for each command in history
Date-time format: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS

Remove all unused kernels with apt-get
Remove old kernels (*-generic and *-generic-pae) via apt-get on debian/ubuntu based systems. Tested on ubuntu 10.04 - 12.04.

Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
You might want to secure your AWS operations requiring to use a MFA token. But then to use API or tools, you need to pass credentials generated with a MFA token. This commands asks you for the MFA code and retrieves these credentials using AWS Cli. To print the exports, you can use: `awk '{ print "export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=\"" $1 "\"\n" "export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=\"" $2 "\"\n" "export AWS_SESSION_TOKEN=\"" $3 "\"" }'` You must adapt the command line to include: * $MFA_IDis ARN of the virtual MFA or serial number of the physical one * TTL for the credentials


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