Here are some small hacks I've made over the years (most of these are archaic), for a bit newer my dot.files repo might be more useful.
ALL hacks are licenced under the GNU GPL v3.
This lite nifty one (well it aint that great) is my first lisp hack ever :) It adds both the possibility to insert into the current buffer what we are playing in XMMS aswell as an erc command to send what we are playing.
A bash script that either takes argument one ($1) or an input as a process name to find all pids for. Well it ai'nt that wonder full but some one might like it. i wrote it to test out an idea, but I would really recommend pgrep now days.
A naive way to control the L.I.S LCD, a serial driven LCD that wasn't supported by either lcdproc or lcd4linux. I was quite happy that I got it working at all
A script I used on some systems to build the Linux kernel (2.4-2.6?), automagic detection of kernel version and arch. the grub / lilo part it wont touch that is left for you to fix. The script contains more information.
Fetches and parses the RSS of slashdot and shows some news in the console.
shows if an list of host's is online. ex:
./pingsweep.sh foo bar biz baaz
tries to figure out the mac of a host (as a normal user). ex:
connects to a hddtemp daemon and prints the hdd temps. ex of output:
/dev/hda MAXTOR 6L040J2 44C /dev/hdc ST3120026A 32C /dev/hdd Maxtor 6L160P0 33C
Same as the perl version but faster.
A simple paster against a simple pastbin like side we used to run on paste.chebab.com.