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Random Futurama quote
Random Futurama quote from http://cubemonkey.net/quotes/. Change the quote= to change the quote source.

check open ports without netstat or lsof

modify a file in place with perl
changes THIS to THAT in all files matching fileglob* without using secondary files

Determine if a port is open with bash
For times when netcat isn't available. Will throw a Connection refused message if a port is closed. Scriptable: $ (: /dev/null && echo "OPEN" || echo "CLOSED"

LVM2 Reduce
Just the commands for the lvreduce I keep forgetting.

Who needs pipes?
or: C

debian/ubuntu get installed nvidia driver version from terminal
i've been writing a bash script where i needed to query the installed version number of the nvidia driver when it's not loaded. Unfortunately i have not found a easy way of doing this. If i'm a stupid person, please enlighten me of a better way ;)

Show a prettified list of nearby wireless APs

Securely destroy data on given device hugely faster than /dev/urandom
This command generates a pseudo-random data stream using aes-256-ctr with a seed set by /dev/urandom. Redirect to a block device for secure data scrambling.

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.


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