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Updates your no-ip.org account with curl

Monitor cpu in realtime.

Download an entire static website to your local machine
Very nice command when you want to download a site locally to your machine, including images, css and javascript

Creat a tar file for backup info
Use tar command for a backup info with a date of creation

Short and elegant way to backup a single file before you change it.
Remember to backup everything before changing it so you can restore all to normal.

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

Download Youtube video with wget!
Nothing special required, just wget, sed & tr!

one-liner mpc track changer using dmenu
Add a [fluxbox] binding in your key file then this command provides a dmenu selector for the next track to play

Graphically show percent of mount space used
Automatically drops mount points that have non-numeric sizes (e.g. /proc). Tested in bash on Linux and AIX.

Watch active calls on an Asterisk PBX
This handles when you have a single call or channel. Other commands will strip out the result if there is a single channel or call active because the output changes the noun to be singular instead of plural.


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