Installing sshpass on OS X

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I recently came across ansible and decided to give it a go, actually kind of upset that I never came across it before as I can already imagine quite a few cases when it could have come in handy and saved me a lot of time when it came to running the same command across multiple servers.

I went about installing ansible by using Homebrew which I have installed on my MacBook Air but soon noticed that I was not able to run commands against all the servers since sshpass was not installed on my machine. I figured the easy route would be to use Homebrew and just install it, but just searching for sshpass with Homebrew I was presented with the following error message. Continue reading “Installing sshpass on OS X”

Speedtest from the CLI

The following alias that I have setup on my machine is really nice for running a speedtest directly from the CLI with out having to use your browser. I have matched up the results with various online tests and it seems to match up almost perfectly with what they display.