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nmap IP block and autogenerate comprehensive Nagios service checks
More info here: http://nagioswiki.com/wiki/index.php/Autocreating_Nagios_Configuration_with_Nmap_and_Nmap2Nagios.pl

Set laptop display brightness
Run as root. Path may vary depending on laptop model and video card (this was tested on an Acer laptop with ATI HD3200 video). $ cat /proc/acpi/video/VGA/LCD/brightness to discover the possible values for your display.

check the fucking weather
grab the weather, with a little expletive fun. replace the 48104 with a US zipcode, or the name of your city (such as ZIP="oslo"), unless you want to know what the weather is like for me (and that's fine too)

Exit shell faster
Use ^D instead of exit. Also ^D ends input stream when you use terminal for typing into standard input.

colorize sequences of digits
Credits go to Flatcap https://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/by/flatcap

Remind yourself every 15 minutes (repeated reminders)
Note: 1) -n option of watch accepts seconds 2) -t option of notify-send accepts milliseconds 3) All quotes stated in the given example are required if notification message is more than a word. 4) I couldn't get this to run in background (use of & at the end fails). Any suggestions/improvements welcome.

Recursively grep thorugh directory for string in file.
Print line numbers also, so you don't have to search through the files once its open for the string you already grepped for.

Print all the lines between 10 and 20 of a file
Similarly, if you want to print from 10 to the end of line you can use: sed -n '10,$p' filename This is especially useful if you are dealing with a large file. Sometimes you just want to extract a sample without opening the entire file. Credit goes to wbx & robert at the comments section of http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/348/get-line1000-from-text.#comment

pretend to be busy in office to enjoy a cup of coffee
This will turn it in an infinite loop and also shows random words from a file, so it won't be the same each time and also not just a number.

Display Dilbert strip of the day
Requires display. Corrected version thanks to sputnick and eightmillion user.


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