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cat stdout of multiple commands
Concatenate the stdout of multiple commands.

Update all packages installed via homebrew

Find your graphics chipset
Displays only the VGA adapter/chipset being used for the graphics. In this case, it gave me the "M22" and "Mobility Radeon x300" that I needed to research a graphics issue I was having.

Download an entire website
-p parameter tells wget to include all files, including images. -e robots=off you don't want wget to obey by the robots.txt file -U mozilla as your browsers identity. --random-wait to let wget chose a random number of seconds to wait, avoid get into black list. Other Useful wget Parameters: --limit-rate=20k limits the rate at which it downloads files. -b continues wget after logging out. -o $HOME/wget_log.txt logs the output

get a random command
This command will show an random command. this is useful if you want to explore various random commands.

Look for English words in /dev/urandom
* to get the English dictionary: wget http://www.mavi1.org/web_security/wordlists/webster-dictionary.txt

Stop All Wine Apps and Processes
kills all wine running apps and processes. Make a hotkey for it when running wine games in fullscreen and it locks. This is a great way to escape from it.

List out classes in of all htmls in directory
Lists out all classes used in all *.html files in the currect directory. usefull for checking if you have left out any style definitions, or accidentally given a different name than you intended. ( I have an ugly habit of accidentally substituting camelCase instead of using under_scores: i would name soemthing counterBox instead of counter_box) WARNING: assumes you give classnames in between double quotes, and that you apply only one class per element.

Copy one file to multiple files
Copies file.org to file.copy1 ... file.copyn

which program is this port belongs to ?
Sometimes you need to use a port that is already opened by some program , and you don't know who to "kill" for it to release - so, now you do !


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