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easily convert one unit to another
Easily convert units of similar measurement. May also be invoked alone, units.

sends your internal IP by email
This is useful if you have need to do port forwarding and your router doesn't assign static IPs, you can add it to a script in a cron job that checks if you IP as recently changed or with a trigger script. This was tested on Mac OSX.

Get your outgoing IP address

slow down CPU and IO for process and its offsprings.

Two command output
Summarize established connections after netstat output. Using tee and /dev/stderr you can send one command output to terminal before executing wc so you can summarize at the bottom of the output.

MoscowML with editable input-line and history
Works also with SML/NJ and other interpreters or tools with interactive environments.

Eliminate dead symlinks interactively in /usr/ recursevely
Its not mine... I get from textlive migration in gentoo : http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/tex/texlive-migration-guide.xml

Load average + API google chart
limite = threshold

Dump bash command history of an active shell user.

Transcode .flac to .wav with gstreamer
Takes all .flac directories, feeds them into a simple transcode pipeline to spit out .wavs with the same name (but correct extension).


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