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Bare Metal IRC Client
Uses the extremely cool utilities netcat and expect. "expect" logs in & monitors for server PING checks. When a PING is received it sends the PONG needed to stay connected. IRC commands to try: HELP, TIME, MOTD, JOIN and PRIVMSG The "/" in front of IRC commands are not needed, e.g. type JOIN #mygroup Learn about expect: http://tldp.org/LDP/LGNET/issue48/fisher.html The sample output shows snippets from an actual IRC session. Please click UP button if you like it!

Fixes Centos 6.2 yum's metalink certificate errors
Fix's centos 6.2 yum's error: could not get metalink https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=epel-6&arch=x86_64 error was 14: PYCURL ERROR 77 - "Problem with the SSL CA cert (path? access rights?)" Error: Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: epel-source. Please verify its path and try again

Aptitude pattern match
Could be dangerous, if you have many packages all beginning with 'foo' or 'bar'. This will easily remove them all from your system.

A function to output a man page as a pdf file
Tested on Fedora 12. This function will take a man page and convert it to pdf, saving the output to the current working directory. In Gnome, you can then view the output with "gnome-open file.pdf", or your favorite pdf viewer.

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"

list directories only

remove ^M characters from file using sed
removing ^M characters from file with sed

Use nroff to view the man pages
Using nroff , it is possible to view the otherwise garbled man page with col command.

Show a prettified list of nearby wireless APs

Propagate a directory to another and create symlink to content
Lndir create from source directory to destination directory a full symlink tree of all contents of source directory, really useful for propagate changes from a directory to another.


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