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Big Countdown Clock in seconds
Requires figlet. Other than that, this should be portable enough across all the Bourne-compatible shells (sh, bash, ksh, zsh, etc). Produces a massive number using figlet that counts down the number of seconds for any given minute interval. For example, here's a 4-minute timer: $ i=$((4*60)); while [ $i -gt 0 ]; do clear; echo $i | figlet; sleep 1; i=$(($i-1)); done; And a 1-minute timer: $ i=$((1*60)); while [ $i -gt 0 ]; do clear; echo $i | figlet; sleep 1; i=$(($i-1)); done;

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"

Kill process by pid
To kill a process in windows by using the PID. Change 10728 to the PID of the process you want to kill.

Find the package that installed a command

print shared library dependencies
May be used on (embedded) systems lack ldd

sync svn working copy and remote repository (auto adding new files)
Lists the local files that are not present in the remote repository (lines beginning with ?) and add them.

Batch edition of all OpenOffice.org Writer files in the current directory (body text)
This function does a batch edition of all OOO3 Writer files in current directory. It uses sed to search a FOO pattern into body text of each file, then replace it to foo pattern (only the first match) . I did it because I've some hundreds of OOO3 Writer files where I did need to edit one word in each ones and open up each file in OOO3 gui wasn't an option. Usage: bsro3 FOO foo

Find the most recent snapshot for an AWS EBS volume
Uses the python-based AWS CLI (https://aws.amazon.com/cli/) and the JSON query tool, JQ (https://stedolan.github.io/jq/)

Recursive replace of directory and file names in the current directory.
This should work anywhere perl and grep is available. :P

Create a QR code image in MECARD format
Add the QR code image on your webpage, business card ., etc, so people can scan it and quick add to their Contact Address Book. Tested on iPhone with QRreader.


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