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Get your commandlinefu points (upvotes - downvotes)
This will calculate the your commandlinefu votes (upvotes - downvotes). Hopefully this will boost my commandlinefu points.

Produce a pseudo random password with given length in base 64
Don't copy trailing '=' or use head -c to limit to desired length.

Debug pytest failures in the terminal
pudb is an ncurses debugger. This command will allow interactive debugging of test failures in pytest using pudb.

Check if a domain is available and get the answer in just one line
Returns nothing if the domain exists and 'No match for domain.com' otherwise.

print line and execute it in BASH
If script.sh contains only these two lines: $ uname -a $ whoami

Email a file to yourself
This works on Solaris 10.

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Automagically update grub.conf labels after installing a new kernel
I like to label my grub boot options with the correct kernel version/build. After building and installing a new kernel with "make install" I had to edit my grub.conf by hand. To avoid this, I've decided to write this little command line to: 1. read the version/build part of the filename to which the kernel symlinks point 2. replace the first label lines of grub.conf grub.conf label lines must be in this format: Latest [{name}-{version/build}] Old [{name}-{version/build}] only the {version/build} part is substituted. For instance: title Latest [GNU/Linux-2.6.31-gentoo-r10.201003] would turn to title Latest [GNU/Linux-2.6.32-gentoo-r7.201004]"

benchmark web server with apache benchmarking tool
-n 9000 : Number of requests to perform for the benchmarking session -c 900 : Number of multiple requests to perform at a time

Do Google search from that command line opening into a new Firefox tab.
Usage: google "[search string]" Example: google "something im searching for" This will launch firefox and execute a google search in a new tab with the provided search string. You must provide the path to your Firefox binary if using cygwin to $ff or create an alias like follows: alias firefox='/cygdrive/c/Program Files (x86)/Mozilla Firefox/firefox.exe' Most Linux flavors with Firefox installed will use just ff="firefox" and even OSX.


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