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Test sendmail
test if sendmail is installed and working.

Route outbound SMTP connections through a addtional IP address rather than your primary

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"

Random quote from Borat -- no html parsing
Turns out smacie.com has a text file containing every single one of the borat quotes, each one on a newline. This makes it very convenient, as this can be done without any sed-parsing, and uses less bandwitdth! Note that borate quotes are quite offensive, much more so than "fortunes-off"!

Use QuickLook from the command line without verbose output

Plowshare, download files from cyberlocker like rapidshare megaupload ...etc
you need to have plowshare installed http://code.google.com/p/plowshare/ plowshare supports Megaupload, Rapidshare, 2Shared, 4Shared, ZShare, Badongo, Divshare.com, Depositfiles, Netload.in, Sendspace, Usershare, x7.to and some others file sharing services.

Given $PID, print all child processes on stdout
Simpler.

Export OPML from Google Reader

dd with progress bar
piping through 'pv' shows a simple progress/speed bar for dd. This is a replacement for my otherwise favorite 'while :;do killall -USR1 dd;sleep 1;done'

a function to find the fastest free DNS server
Uses GNU Parallel.


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