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Set up alarm with fade-in, for graceful awakening
There are a lot of commands, which invokes your player at specified time. But I prefer not to jump from by bed, when alarm start to play. Instead, this script increases volume of mpd over time, which much more pleasant when you just woke up :)

interactive rss-based colorful commandline-fu reader perl oneliner (v0.1)
required packages: curl, xml2, html2text command is truncated, see 'sample output'

is today the end of the month?

Collect a lot of icons from /usr/share/icons (may overwrite some, and complain a bit)
Today I needed to choose an icon for an app. My simpler way: put all of /usr/share/icons in myicons folder and brows'em with nautilus. Then rm -r 'ed the entire dir.

Batch rename extension of all files in a folder, in the example from .txt to .md
Same thing using bash built-in features instead of a sub-shell.

Ping sweep without NMAP
Waits for all pings to complete and returns ip with mac address

VIM subst any char different from literal " + EOL with searched string + white space
---- this line ends here but must be concatenated with this one "this line ends here" and should NOT be concatenated with this one

Renaming a file without overwiting an existing file name
Sometimes in a hurry you may move or copy a file using an already existent file name. If you aliased the cp and mv command with the -i option you are prompted for a confirmation before overwriting but if your aliases aren't there you will loose the target file! The -b option will force the mv command to check if the destination file already exists and if it is already there a backup copy with an ending ~ is created.

disk space email alert
put it in crontab to get an alert when / is over 89% utilization.

Convert JSON to YAML
You need to install the Catmandu Perl module via `cpanm Catmandu`


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