Battery life on laptops

To improve your laptop battery life, just do the following:

sudo dnf install tlp tlp-rdw
systemctl start tlp
systemctl enable tlp

search for a port number

I find myself doing google everytime I want to search for port number mapping. So, here is a short script to do just that 🙂

#!/bin/bash -
#===============================================================================
#
# FILE: portfind.sh
#
# USAGE: ./portfind.sh
#
# DESCRIPTION:
#
# OPTIONS: ---
# REQUIREMENTS: ---
# BUGS: ---
# NOTES: ---
# AUTHOR: Amit Agarwal (aka),
# ORGANIZATION:
# CREATED: 08/29/2017 19:00
# Last modified: Tue Aug 29, 2017 07:00PM
# REVISION: ---
#===============================================================================
set -o nounset # Treat unset variables as an error
#This is the directory where you have mappings file downloaded
ODIR=/root
ofile=$ODIR/service-names-port-numbers.xml

if [[ ! -f "$ofile" ]]
then
wget http://www.iana.org/assignments/service-names-port-numbers/service-names-port-numbers.xml -O "$ofile"
fi
which xmlstarlet >/dev/null 2>&1
if [[ $? == 0 ]]
then
echo "xmlstarlet is installed"
else
apt-get install xmlstarlet
fi

#### xmlstarlet el -u service-names-port-numbers.xml
## registry/record - protocol and number
proto=${2:-tcp}
port=${1:-21}
(echo '';sed '1,4d' $ofile) |xmlstarlet sel -t -m "//record[protocol='$proto'][number=$port]" -o "Number(Protocol): " -v number -o '(' -v protocol -o ')' -n -o "Description :" -v description -n

Fix weird flux menu

Some distro’s just add all the items under single menu and thus the menu itself becomes unusable because of the number of items in the submenu and this I did not like and hence ceated this simply python script to fix that. For using the script, back up you “menu” file, redirect the output of this script to ‘menu’ file again.

 

#!/bin/python

F = open("~/.fluxbox/menu", "r")
count=0
mkc=1
started=0

for line in F:
    print line.rstrip()

    if '[submenu]' in line.lower() and started == 1:
        print '[end]'

    if '[end]'  in line.lower():
        count=0
        mkc=1
        if started > 0:
             started=0
             # print "Count is {}".format(count)
             # print "Started is {}".format(started)
             print '[end]'
    if '[exec]'  in line.lower():
        if count > 15 :
            if started > 0:
                started=0
                print '[end]'
                # print "Count is {}".format(count)
                # print "Started is {}".format(started)
            print '[submenu] ({})'.format(mkc)
            started=1
            mkc+=1
            count=0
        # print count
        count+=1