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make computer speaking to you :)
you can listen to your computer, but don't be carried away

find geographical location of an ip address
a shorter version

Alert visually until any key is pressed

Generat a Random MAC address
Just increase the 1 at the end if you want to generate more than one. (Alternative to "| head -n N" you could use the -b flag of od: -b $[6*N]

list files recursively by size

Check whether laptop is running on battery or cable
1 = on ac, 0 = on bat

See most used commands
It will return a ranked list of your most commonly-entered commands using your command history

Convert multiple pdf's to jpg in linux using the convert command

Create a bunch of dummy text files
Using the 'time' command, running this with 'tr' took 28 seconds (and change) each time but using base64 only took 8 seconds (and change). If the file doesn't have to be viewable, pulling straight from urandom with head only took 6 seconds (and change)

List all execs in $PATH, usefull for grepping the resulting list
##Dependancies: bash coreutils Many executables in $PATH have the keyword somewhere other than the beginning in their file names. The command is useful for exploring the executables in $PATH like this. $ find ${PATH//:/ } -executable -type f -printf "%f\n" |grep admin lpadmin time-admin network-admin svnadmin users-admin django-admin shares-admin services-admin


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