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a function to create a box of '=' characters around a given string.
First argument: string to put a box around. Second argument: character to use for box (default is '=') Same as command #4948, but shorter, and without the utility function.

Obtain last stock quote from google API with xmlstarlet

Send an http HEAD request w/curl

Download entire website for offline viewing
?mirror : turn on options suitable for mirroring. -p : download all files that are necessary to properly display a given HTML page. ?convert-links : after the download, convert the links in document for local viewing. -P ./LOCAL-DIR : save all the files and directories to the specified directory.

Delete only binary files in a directory
Please note that binary file checking is NOT perfect. So, use it with caution. It does not delete hidden files whose name has a leading '.' character. And it regards an empty file as a binary file.

Find passwords that has been stored as plain text in NetworkManager

automatically ditch old versions in a conflict
This is not exactly a commandline, but a vim macro to automatically ditch the "old" version of a conflict when dealing with the naster

gets your public IP address

A rainbow-colored Tux gives a fortune cookie for the day. Great

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"


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