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kill ip connection
needed; apt-get install tcpkill

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

Search for files in rpm repositorys. (Mandriva linux)
Look for an rpm that supplies a specific file that you don't yet have installed. extremely useful when you need something and don't know where it is.. or what its called. note: uses grep like syntax.

Rename files in batch

To get internet connection information .
To get the connection information of protocol tcp and extended infortmation.

display a smiling smiley if the command succeeded and a sad smiley if the command failed
you could save the code between if and fi to a shell script named smiley.sh with the first argument as and then do a smiley.sh to see if the command succeeded. a bit needless but who cares ;)

Delete all but the latest 5 files, ignoring directories

Recursively grep thorugh directory for string in file.
Print line numbers also, so you don't have to search through the files once its open for the string you already grepped for.

Bash logger

Search files with js declarations inside
Useful to crawl where the javascript is declared, and extract it a common file. You can redirect it to a file to review item by item.


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