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create a nicely formatted example of a shell command and its output
Shell function which takes a bash command as its input, and displays the following formatted output: EXAMPLE: command OUTPUT: output from command

ssh tunnel with auto reconnect ability

Recursive find and replace file extension / suffix (mass rename files)
Find recursively all files in ~/Notes with the extension '.md' and pipe that via xargs to rename command, which will replace every '.md' to '.txt' in this example (existing files will not be overwritten).

Get NFL/MLB Scores/Time
change the nfl in the url to mlb or nba to get those score/times as well

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"

Calculate N!
Same as the seq/bc solution but without bc.

Execute matlab sentences from command line
Execute matlab sentences in shell script: for var in `seq 0 0.2 1` ; do echo "my_function($var);" | matlab -nodisplay done

tar pipe to copy files, alternate to cp -Ra
uses tar to dump files from /orignl/path to /dst/dir. i find tar's out more readable than cp, and it doesn't mess with modified dates.

Log the current memory statistics frequently to syslog
Uses logger in a while loop to log memory statistics frequently into the local syslog server.

Remove today's installed packages


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