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Print github url for the current url
Works for repos cloned via ssh or https.

Runs a command without hangups.
puts command in background and sends its output to nohup.out file it will not die if you log out fromyour shell session ;-)

Import SQL into MySQL with a progress meter
This uses PV to monitor the progress of the MySQL import and displays it though Zenity. You could also do this pv ~/database.sql | mysql -u root -pPASSWORD -D database_name and get a display in the CLI that looks like this 2.19MB 0:00:06 [ 160kB/s] [> ] 5% ETA 0:01:40 My Nautalus script using this command is here http://www.daniweb.com/forums/post1253285.html#post1253285

Is today the last day of the month?
Nice simple example of something we can do in bash.

Show a Package Version on RPM based distributions
if you want to see all information about a package use: rpm -qi pkgname full list of querytags can be accessed by the command: rpm --querytags you can also customize the query format how ever you like with using more querytags together along with escape sequences in "man printf"! you can also use more than one package name. for example this command shows name and version in to columns: rpm -q --queryformat %-30{NAME}%{VERSION}\\n pkg1 pkg2

The command used by applications in OS X to determine whether a plist is "good". from Ed Marczak.
The check an entire folder is a one-liner: plutil -lint * | grep -v OK$ from Ed Marczak

Convert number of bytes to human readable filesize
Converts a number of bytes provided as input, to a human readable number.

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"

Dump mySQL db from Remote Database to Local Database
You can use this to dump you database from remote db to your local db.

Count Files in a Directory with Wildcards.
Remove the '-maxdepth 1' option if you want to count in directories as well


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