Warn when battery is low


I am very lazy to look at battery status and want to be warned when the battery is low. This means that even if I am away from the laptop, I can be warned that laptop is about to poweroff due to …

Some good find alias.


Here are some interesting alias’s that you may want to add to your bashrc file or where-ever else you add your aliase’s. Very useful if you use find commonly. There are four aliases …

Books menu with bash


If you have a folder full of ebooks in various formats and not necessarily one sigle format and you want to have a quick menu to browse though your collection without requiring to open a File Manager …

scripting – performance improvement with file open


Sometimes just one line of code can make all the difference. I will show you with example.  Here is script with 2 functions. Both are writing some lines of text to a file. First function, “a” I have …

Get the git url of current repo in clipboard


Lot of times, I just want to copy the git url to clipboard. This is so common in my flow of work that I created an alias for it. Here it is:  

Script to try various themes from kitty terminal


Here is the script. Very simple yet very useful script.

scan your network with bash IP scan script


Here is the youtbe video that will walk you through bash script.  

ssh trick – ssh to remote host with bastion host


Lot of times, you have to ssh to a server with bastion host. If you dont know what is bastion host then see this:  Now, in such cases, either you add an entry in “~/.ssh/config” to route the ssh …

View xml files like a pro


Viewing XML files can be daunting with tracking mentally where the tag starts and where it ends. So, I ended up with the following alias to help me view xml files

Add files to dropbox with single curl command


I have been thinking of posting this for sometime now. This is very useful, when you are working on a different Linux box and want to upload a file to dropbox.  So, before you run this command, you …

Split pcap to multiple files based on number of packets


Here is a script that can use tshark to split a large pcap to multiple small pcaps  inpcap="test.pcap" max=$(tshark -r $inpcap -n -T fields -e frame.number|tail -1) # This is the number of packets in …

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