Collection of Bash and Python scripts I've made that may be generally useful
|checkIP||Sends you an email automatically if your IP address changes|
|getIP||gets your public IP address (not the internal NAT address)|
|findtext||find text inside files matching pattern.|
|mx||mount network share example using SSHFS|
|memfree||Estimates available RAM|
|doc2pdf||convert .doc, .docx, .rtf to PDF using LibreOffice|
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apt install sshfs g++ libncurses-dev make
python -m pip install -e .
Mounting the "U" network drive at Boston University over SSHFS (slight modifications to the script allow using this anywhere)
one time setup:
mount U drive to your PC, like "mounting a network drive" in Windows, here we assume the BU username is
and your network drive is available as ~/U
Unmounting the "U" drive. When done for the day, suggest unmounting in case to help mitigate security risks:
Note: if you have any files open (like say a spreadsheet on the
~/U will stay connected until you close that file(s).
Get Public IP address