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resolve short urls
since the most url shorteners respond with a header containing the Location: ... this works with most common shorteners

Check if it's OK to spawn tmux. Bool's Rools.
The command cechks if we are connected to a X11 console, if the $TERM var noct yet contains a "screen" derivat, and only then attachs to tmux. You could add a test for interactive shell [[ $- == *i* ]] but your .bashrc has that already, I bet.

Run a program transparently, but print a stack trace if it fails
For automated unit tests I wanted my program to run normally, but if it crashed, to add a stack trace to the output log. I came up with this command so I wouldn't have to mess around with core files. The one downside is that it does smoosh your program's stderr and stdout together.

Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
swap out "80" for your port of interest. Can use port number or named ports e.g. "http"

Sort dotted quads
Sort a list of IPV4 addresses in numerical order. Great as a filter, or within vim using !}

Colorful man
Colourful with vim regex finding goodness! Replace the 'man' with the page to be looked up. I actually have as a function in my .profile function vman { /usr/bin/man $* | /usr/bin/col -b | /usr/bin/iconv -c | view -c 'set ft=man nomod nolist nospell nonu' -

Reconnect to screen without disconnecting other sessions
Have your screen session running in multiple places. (warning, things start to look weird if the terminal windows have different dimensions)

shell bash iterate number range with for loop

Rename files in batch

Erase CD RW


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