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Recursively unrar into dir containing archive
From the cwd, recursively find all rar files, extracting each rar into the directory where it was found, rather than cwd. A nice time saver if you've used wget or similar to mirror something, where each sub dir contains an rar archive. Its likely this can be tuned to work with multi-part archives where all parts use ambiguous .rar extensions but I didn't test this. Perhaps unrar would handle this gracefully anyway?

import gpg key from the web
imports a public key from the web. I know this by head.. but useful nevertheless

To find the uptime of each process-id of particular service or process

mysqlcheck --defaults-file=/etc/mysql/debian.cnf --auto-repair --all-databases

Upgrade all perl modules via CPAN

Download latest released gitlab docker container
Download latest released gitlab docker container

Get just the IP for a hostname
has the benefit of being a bit more cross-platform.

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.

Run a command when a file is changed

quick input
Insert the last argument to the previous command


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