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combine `mkdir foo && cd foo` into a single function `mcd foo`
I find that I create a directory and then cd into that directory quite often. I found this little function on the internets somewhere and thought I'd share it. Just copy-paste it into you ~/.bash_profile and then `source ~/.bash_profile`.

Convert CSV to JSON
Replace 'csv_file.csv' with your filename.

Display Motherboard Info

Decode base64-encoded file in one line of Perl
Another option is openssl.

Get Futurama quotations from slashdot.org servers
slashdot.org webserver adds an X-Bender or X-Fry HTTP header to every response!

Random quote from Borat
I improved a bit on the original by only using sed and extracting the quote with a matching group. Use -nE for sed on Mac OSX Use -nr for sed on Linux. Warning! The quotes from Borat are definitely offensive.

ping MAC ADDRESS
# first install arp-scan if not have it arp-scan 10.1.1.0/24 .... show ip+mac in localnet awk '/00:1b:11:dc:a9:65/ {print $1}' .... get ip associated with MAC ` backtick make do command substitution passing ip to command ping

Turn off your laptop screen on command
echo 'alias monitor_off="sleep 1; xset dpms force standby"' >> ~/.bash_aliases ; . ~/.bash_aliases # now monitor_off does what you think

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Sort movies by length, longest first
Sort .avi movies by time length, print the longest first, and so on...


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