This function will allow your computer to speak. function shellspeak() { mplayer “http://translate.google.com/translate_tts?tl=en&q=$(echo $@ | sed ‘s/\s/+/’)” > /dev/null 2>&1; } A script that will change all files in a directory to lowercase filenames. function lowercase() # move filenames to lowercase. { for file ; do filename=${file##*/} case “$filename” in */*) dirname==${file%/*} ;; *) dirname=.;; …