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Batch rename extension of all files in a folder, in the example from .txt to .md
Batch rename extension of all files in a folder, in the example from .txt to .md

memory usage

check open ports without netstat or lsof

Easily decode unix-time (funtion)

Convert a Nero Image File to ISO
This line removes the 300k header from a Nero image file converting it to ISO format

Go get those photos from a Picasa album

disable caps lock
a quick one-line way to disable caps lock while running X.

Check which files are opened by Firefox then sort by largest size.
Check which files are opened by Firefox then sort by largest size (in MB). You can see all files opened by just replacing grep to "/". Useful if you'd like to debug and check which extensions or files are taking too much memory resources in Firefox.

For finding out if something is listening on a port and if so what the daemon is.
See what's listening on your IPv4 ports on FreeBSD.

a function to find the fastest DNS server
http://public-dns.info gives a list of online dns servers. you need to change the country in url (br in this url) with your country code. this command need some time to ping all IP in list.


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