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pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
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Get your outgoing IP address

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Toggle a temporary ram partition
Creates a temporary ram partition To use: ram 3 to make a 3gb partition (Defaults to 1gb)

Display duplicated lines in a file
Displays the duplicated lines in a file and their occuring frequency.

keep an eye on system load changes
helps you keep watch on the load of a system, without having to stare constantly at the terminal. The -d argument to watch highlights the difference from the last run, making it easier to note how the load is fluctuating. The sed command just strips off the information about how long the box has been up, and how many users are logged in.

Bash Dialog
The dialog utility is used to create a basic level graphical user interface. We can use this in Shell script to create very useful programs.

Facebook Email Scraper
(Apparently it is too long so I put it in sample output, I hope that is OK.) Run the long command (or put it in your .bashrc) in sample output then run: $ fbemailscraper YourFBEmail Password Voila! Your contacts' emails will appear. Facebook seems to have gotten rid of the picture encoding of emails and replaced it with a text based version making it easy to scrape! Needs curl to run and it was made pretty quickly so there might be bugs.

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.

network throughput test
On the machine acting like a server, run: $ iperf -s On the machine acting like a client, run: $ iperf -c ip.add.re.ss where ip.add.re.ss is the ip or hostname of the server.


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