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Created Dec 15, 2016

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# Set colorflag for LS
# List all files colorized in long format
alias l="ls -l ${colorflag}"
# List all files colorized in long format, including dot files
alias la="ls -la ${colorflag}"
# List only directories
alias lsd='ls -l ${colorflag} | grep "^d"'
# Always use color output for `ls`
alias ls="command ls ${colorflag}"
export LS_COLORS='no=00:fi=00:di=01;34:ln=01;36:pi=40;33:so=01;35:do=01;35:bd=40;33;01:cd=40;33;01:or=40;31;01:ex=01;32:*.tar=01;31:*.tgz=01;31:*.arj=01;31:*.taz=01;31:*.lzh=01;31:*.zip=01;31:*.z=01;31:*.Z=01;31:*.gz=01;31:*.bz2=01;31:*.deb=01;31:*.rpm=01;31:*.jar=01;31:*.jpg=01;35:*.jpeg=01;35:*.gif=01;35:*.bmp=01;35:*.pbm=01;35:*.pgm=01;35:*.ppm=01;35:*.tga=01;35:*.xbm=01;35:*.xpm=01;35:*.tif=01;35:*.tiff=01;35:*.png=01;35:*.mov=01;35:*.mpg=01;35:*.mpeg=01;35:*.avi=01;35:*.fli=01;35:*.gl=01;35:*.dl=01;35:*.xcf=01;35:*.xwd=01;35:*.ogg=01;35:*.mp3=01;35:*.wav=01;35:'
# IP addresses
alias ip="dig +short"
alias localip="ipconfig getifaddr en0"
alias ips="ifconfig -a | grep -o 'inet6\? \(\([0-9]\+\.[0-9]\+\.[0-9]\+\.[0-9]\+\)\|[a-fA-F0-9:]\+\)' | sed -e 's/inet6* //'"
# Enhanced WHOIS lookups
alias whois="whois -h"
# Flush Directory Service cache
alias flush="sudo dscacheutil -flushcache && sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder"
# Clean up LaunchServices to remove duplicates in the “Open With” menu
alias lscleanup="/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user && killall Finder"
# View HTTP traffic
alias sniff="sudo ngrep -d 'en0' -t '^(GET|POST) ' 'tcp and port 80'"
alias httpdump="sudo tcpdump -i en0 -n -s 0 -w - | grep -a -o -E \"Host\: .*|GET \/.*\""
# Recursively delete `.DS_Store` files
alias cleanup="find . -type f -name '*.DS_Store' -ls -delete"
# Empty the Trash on all mounted volumes and the main HDD
# Also, clear Apple’s System Logs to improve shell startup speed
alias emptytrash="sudo rm -rfv /Volumes/*/.Trashes; sudo rm -rfv ~/.Trash; sudo rm -rfv /private/var/log/asl/*.asl"
# Show/hide hidden files in Finder
alias show="defaults write AppleShowAllFiles -bool true && killall Finder"
alias hide="defaults write AppleShowAllFiles -bool false && killall Finder"
# Hide/show all desktop icons (useful when presenting)
alias hidedesktop="defaults write CreateDesktop -bool false && killall Finder"
alias showdesktop="defaults write CreateDesktop -bool true && killall Finder"
# URL-encode strings
alias urlencode='python -c "import sys, urllib as ul; print ul.quote_plus(sys.argv[1]);"'
# Merge PDF files
# Usage: `mergepdf -o output.pdf input{1,2,3}.pdf`
alias mergepdf='/System/Library/Automator/Combine\ PDF\ Pages.action/Contents/Resources/'
# Laravel Development
alias artisan="php artisan"
alias gulpy="gulp && gulp watch"
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