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Created Mar 14, 2016

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# Easier navigation: .., ..., ...., ....., ~ and -
alias ..="cd .."
alias ...="cd ../.."
alias ....="cd ../../.."
alias .....="cd ../../../.."
alias ~="cd ~" # `cd` is probably faster to type though
alias -- -="cd -"
# Shortcuts
alias d="cd ~/Dropbox"
alias dl="cd ~/Downloads"
alias dt="cd ~/Desktop"
alias dev="cd ~/Development"
alias g="git"
alias h="history"
alias j="jobs"
# Detect which `ls` flavor is in use
if ls --color > /dev/null 2>&1; then # GNU `ls`
else # OS X `ls`
# List all files colorized in long format
alias l="ls -lF ${colorflag}"
# List all files colorized in long format, including dot files
alias la="ls -laF ${colorflag}"
# List only directories
alias lsd="ls -lF ${colorflag} | grep --color=never '^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:'
# Always enable colored `grep` output
# Note: `GREP_OPTIONS="--color=auto"` is deprecated, hence the alias usage.
alias grep='grep --color=auto'
alias fgrep='fgrep --color=auto'
alias egrep='egrep --color=auto'
# Enable aliases to be sudo’ed
alias sudo='sudo '
# Get week number
alias week='date +%V'
# IP addresses
alias ip="dig +short"
alias localip="ipconfig getifaddr en0"
alias ips="ifconfig -a | grep -o 'inet6\? \(addr:\)\?\s\?\(\(\([0-9]\+\.\)\{3\}[0-9]\+\)\|[a-fA-F0-9:]\+\)' | awk '{ sub(/inet6? (addr:)? ?/, \"\"); print }'"
# Flush Directory Service cache
alias flush="dscacheutil -flushcache && 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 'en1' -t '^(GET|POST) ' 'tcp and port 80'"
alias httpdump="sudo tcpdump -i en1 -n -s 0 -w - | grep -a -o -E \"Host\: .*|GET \/.*\""
# Empty the Trash on all mounted volumes and the main HDD.
# Also, clear Apple’s System Logs to improve shell startup speed.
# Finally, clear download history from quarantine.
alias emptytrash="sudo rm -rfv /Volumes/*/.Trashes; sudo rm -rfv ~/.Trash; sudo rm -rfv /private/var/log/asl/*.asl; sqlite3 ~/Library/Preferences/* 'delete from LSQuarantineEvent'"
# Recursively delete `.DS_Store` files
alias cleanup="find . -type f -name '*.DS_Store' -ls -delete"
# Gulp alias because fuck it
alias gl="gulp "
# Git commit easier
alias com="!git add -A && git commit -m"
# 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"
# Apache-less wordpress setup
alias mysqlrestart="sudo launchctl stop /Library/LaunchDaemons/"
alias mysqlstart="sudo launchctl load -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/"
alias mysqlstop="sudo launchctl unload -w /Library/LaunchDaemons/"
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