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cdzombak / com.dzombak.iperf3.plist
Created March 8, 2023 01:21
launchd job to run iperf3 server as a global daemon
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "">
<plist version="1.0">
cdzombak /
Last active January 20, 2023 14:31
telling if macOS screen is locked from bash script
#!/usr/bin/env bash
set -euo pipefail
# from
function screenIsLocked { [ "$(/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "print :IOConsoleUsers:0:CGSSessionScreenIsLocked" /dev/stdin 2>/dev/null <<< "$(ioreg -n Root -d1 -a)")" = "true" ] && return 0 || return 1; }
function screenIsUnlocked { [ "$(/usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c "print :IOConsoleUsers:0:CGSSessionScreenIsLocked" /dev/stdin 2>/dev/null <<< "$(ioreg -n Root -d1 -a)")" != "true" ] && return 0 || return 1; }
if screenIsLocked; then
echo "Screen locked"
cdzombak / rss-media-info
Created March 30, 2022 19:34
generate YAML header matter for MP3s attached to Jekyll posts
#!/usr/bin/env bash
if [ "$#" -ne 1 ]; then
echo "usage: rss-media-info path/to/attachment.mp3"
exit 1
read -r -d '' retv <<EOF
itunes_duration: '$(ffmpeg -i "$1" 2>&1 | grep "Duration:" | cut -d ' ' -f 4 | sed s/,//)'
episode_length: $(stat -f%z "$1")
tell application id "com.culturedcode.ThingsMac" to activate
tell application "System Events"
tell process "Things"
click menu item "New Things Window" of menu "File" of menu bar item "File" of menu bar 1
click menu item "Quick Find…" of menu "Edit" of menu bar item "Edit" of menu bar 1
end tell -- Things
end tell -- System Events
on error e number n
display dialog "Error " & n & ": " & e
cdzombak / Chrome Tab List to Things.scpt
Created March 15, 2021 17:55
Add browser tab lists as Things tasks
set urlList to {}
set currentTab to 0
set the dateStamp to ((the current date) as string)
set noteTitle to "URL List from Chrome Tabs on " & the dateStamp
tell application "Google"
cdzombak / Sample Template
Last active March 15, 2021 17:48
Bear templates for Things projects
# Sample Bear-Things Template
* item a
notes for item A
* item b
* item c
notes for item C
; comments/empty lines begin with `;`
a second line of notes for C
cdzombak / DeferredThings.scpt
Last active December 13, 2023 04:05
OmniFocus-style deferred tasks for Things
use AppleScript version "2.4" -- Yosemite (10.10) or later
on replace_chars(this_text, search_string, replacement_string)
set AppleScript's text item delimiters to the search_string
set the item_list to every text item of this_text
set AppleScript's text item delimiters to the replacement_string
set this_text to the item_list as string
set AppleScript's text item delimiters to ""
return this_text
end replace_chars
#!/usr/bin/env bash
set -u
if [ -e "/Volumes/Chris Dzombak's iPhone 11 co.brushedtype.doppler-ios" ] ; then
cdzombak / git-google
Last active February 2, 2021 18:15
Shell script adding `git google *` to git subcommands. Put this file, named `git-google`, somewhere in your $PATH, and be sure to make this file executable. Then, type "git google commit," for example, to open a Google search for "git commit tutorial." Hacky AF, but it does generally work.
#!/usr/bin/env bash
set -e
urlencode() {
# from
# urlencode <string>
cdzombak / 10-banner
Last active September 26, 2019 16:31
automatic figlet based banner
figlet -f big "$(hostname --fqdn)" | grep -v "^ *$"