Useful shell scripts

Placing little scripts in your ~/bin directory makes it abundantly clear why some people love shell scripting, and some jobs require shelll scripting as a skill. It seriously improves the speed and ease of life. Here are a few that I enjoy:


Because I sometimes need to micromanage my backup software and the software doesn’t function if I try linking it to another folder this simplifies things.

# file: /~/bin/crash   

sudo ./CrashPlanEngine $1
cd -


I have a single destination for my image files, so I use a script to make the already-passwordless SCP even easier.

# file: /~/bin/imgup
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