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Rename files in batch

Capture data in ASCII. 1500 bytes
Sniffing traffic on port 80 only the first 1500 bytes

Show your account and windows policy settings with Results of Policy msc.
Type this into windows via run and it will display to you your complete policy for windows. This includes group policy, security policy and your active directory account (min password etc).... www.fir3net.com

shell function to make gnu info act like man.
I use this alias in my bashrc. The --vi-keys option makes info use vi-like and less-like key bindings.

Print all git repos from a user
in case you could afford installing jq

Get your external IP address ( 10 characters long )
Shortest url to a external IP-service, 10 characters.

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

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.

Convert spaces in file names to underscores

Check for Firewall Blockage.
This is just one method of checking to see if an IP is blocked via IP tables or CSF. Simple and to the point. Replace xx.xx.xx.xx with the IP you wish to check.


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