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Fork bomb (don't actually execute)
Retrieved from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fork_bomb More info: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/991142/how-does-this-bash-fork-bomb-work

Convert numbers to SI notation
converts any number on the 'stdin' to SI notation. My version limits to 3 digits of precious (working with 10% resistors).

save date and time for each command in history
for the change stay in your history file , export command by writing it into your .bashrc

Expand shortened URLs
curl(1) is more portable than wget(1) across Unices, so here is an alternative doing the same thing with greater portability. This shell function uses curl(1) to show what site a shortened URL is pointing to, even if there are many nested shortened URLs. This is a great way to test whether or not the shortened URL is sending you to a malicious site, or somewhere nasty that you don't want to visit. The sample output is from: $ expandurl http://t.co/LDWqmtDM

Get your Firefox bookmarks
Extracts yours bookmarks out of sqlite with the format: dateAdded|url

Watch several log files in a single window
It works like a "tail -f" on several files. Use the number keys 0-9 to set a baseline in the numbered window. Pressing "b" let you scroll back in one of the windows.

Analyze awk fields
Breaks down and numbers each line and it's fields. This is really useful when you are going to parse something with awk but aren't sure exactly where to start.

Report the established connections for a particular port

sort through source to find most common authors

Isolate file name from full path/find output
Quick method of isolating filenames from a full path using expansion. Much quicker than using "basename"


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