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Currency Conversion
This works in Mac OS X (10.6.2) (natively comes with curl) usage: currency_convert $1(amount) $2(from_denomination) $3(to_denomination)

Binary difference of two files
Upload/download newer version of any file with less size and high speed. To remake the new file use $bspatch

Resets your MAC to a random MAC address to make you harder to find.
Next time you are leaching off of someone else's wifi use this command before you start your bittorrent ...for legitimate files only of course. It creates a hexidecimal string using md5sum from the first few lines of /dev/urandom and splices it into the proper MAC address format. Then it changes your MAC and resets your wireless (wlan0:0).

Find last reboot time
Specific to OSX.

Serve current directory tree at http://$HOSTNAME:8080/

Rename files in batch

Rename files in batch

How to estimate the storage size of all files not named *.[extension] on the current directory
With this sentence we can estimate the storage size of all files not named *.jpg on the current directory. The syntax is based on Linux, for Unix compliance use: find ./* -prune ! -name '*.jpg' -ls |awk '{TOTAL+=$7} END {print int(TOTAL/(1024^2))"MB"}' We can change the jpg extension for whatever extension what we need

purge all packages marked with 'rc'
After you install/remove lots of packages, there are many packages marked with 'rc'. This script help you to purge these packages, it will save some spaces from your disk.

Check if the LHC has destroyed the world
This says if the LHC has destroyed the world. Run it in a loop to monitor the state of Earth. Might not work reliable, if the world has actually been destroyed.


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