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Quick screenshot
Requires ImageMagick. Takes a screenshot 5 seconds after it's run and saves it as desktop_screenshot.jpg Particularly handy when made into a menu option or button.

Indicates the position of my monitor buttons
I often need to change the brightness of my monitor. The symbols of the sensor buttons are not illuminated and on a black background .... invisible! Now i use osd_cat instead of a torch ;-)

Generate a random password 30 characters long

Find files containing string and open in vim
I often use "vim -p" to open in tabs rather than buffers.

Scan for nearby Bluetooth devices.
Scans local area for visible Bluetooth devices. Use 'hcitool inq' to discover the type of device it is. And use -i hciX option to specify the local Bluetooth device to use.

Binary search/replace
Replaces A with B in binary file "orig" and saves the result to "new". You must have the hex representations of A & B. Try od: echo -e "A\c" | od -An -x

escape any command aliases
e.g. if rm is aliased for 'rm -i', you can escape the alias by prepending a backslash: rm [file] # WILL prompt for confirmation per the alias \rm [file] # will NOT prompt for confirmation per the default behavior of the command

count of down available ips
avoid wc overload ;)

Console clock
A console clock with the current time.

convert single digit to double digits
works only in zsh, requires autoload zmv


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