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Search for a line of text in a directory of files recursively (while limiting to certain file extensions)

Check every URL redirect (HTTP status codes 301/302) with curl

Find unused IPs on a given subnet

Check motherboard manufacturer, product name, version and serial number
Very slick way to check your motherboard manufacturer, product name, version and serial number.

Download all videos in your Boxee queue
Gets all videos in your boxee queue with a URL associated with them and attempts to download each using get_flash_videos

Alias for getting OpenPGP keys for Launchpad PPAs on Ubuntu
Makes it easy to add keys to new ppa sources entries in apt sources.list Now to add the key for the chromium-daily ppa: $ launchpadkey 4E5E17B5

Download all images from a site
This recursively downloads all images from a given website to your /tmp directory. The -nH and -nd switches disable downloading of the directory structure.

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.

Downsample mp3s to 128K
This will lower the quality of mp3 files, but is necessary to play them on some mobile devices.

Prefix every line with a timestamp


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