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phpinfo from the command line
show phpinfo(); from the command line

OSX: Hear pronunciation of a word
I often use this command to learn pronunciation of unfamiliar words.

Colored status of running services
Replace service --status-all 2>&1 by service --status-all 2>/dev/null to hide all services with the status [ ? ]

list with full path

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"

check open ports without netstat or lsof

backup delicious bookmarks
Useful script to backup all your delicious bookmarks. With decilicious shutting down soon , it could be useful

send raw data (hex written)using UDP to an IP and port
Use it to send raw data to a networked device. Used to interact with relay controller board whose documentation is lost, so use wireshark to sniff the sent data and replayed using the command.

mplayer webcam window for screencasts
When recording screencast some people like to have the image from their webcam, so the can show something, that can't be seen on the desktop. So starting mplayer with these parameters you will have a window with no frames, borders whatsoever, and selecting the window a hitting the "F" key you will bring it in fullscreen. if you want to position the frame somewhere else, you could play with the --geomeptry option where 100%:100% mean bottom right corner. The HEIGHT and WIDTH can't be changed as you like, since the most webcams support specified dimensions, so you would have to play with it to see what is supported

Jump up to any directory above the current one
Usage: upto directory


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