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Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
You might want to secure your AWS operations requiring to use a MFA token. But then to use API or tools, you need to pass credentials generated with a MFA token. This commands asks you for the MFA code and retrieves these credentials using AWS Cli. To print the exports, you can use: `awk '{ print "export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=\"" $1 "\"\n" "export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=\"" $2 "\"\n" "export AWS_SESSION_TOKEN=\"" $3 "\"" }'` You must adapt the command line to include: * $MFA_IDis ARN of the virtual MFA or serial number of the physical one * TTL for the credentials

Traceroute w/TCP to get through firewalls.
man tcptraceroute

resolving basic authentication problem(401) with wget
I have a server with a php requiring basic authentication, like this:

Create test images
Useful to test programs and webpages.

Recursively find top 20 largest files (> 1MB) sort human readable format
from my bashrc ;)

Find total Terabytes written to a SSD
You must have smartmontools installed for this to work. This also assumes you 512 byte sector sizes, this is pretty standard.

Gets the english pronunciation of a phrase
Sends a string to google tranlator, which converts it to English speech. It's possible to create a nice script to do the job for us, such as #!/bin'bash curl -A "Mozilla" "http://translate.google.com/translate_tts?tl=en&q=$1" > /tmp/speak.mp3 mplayer /tmp/speak.mp3

Remove all old kernels
http://askubuntu.com/questions/89710/how-do-i-free-up-more-space-in-boot

Start screen with name and run command
Runs an instance of screen with name of "name_me" and command of "echo "hi"" To reconnect to screen instance later use: screen -r name_me

list block devices
Shows all block devices in a tree with descruptions of what they are.


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