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python -c "import requests; from bs4 import BeautifulSoup; print '\n'.join([cmd.text for cmd in BeautifulSoup(requests.get('http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/by/${USER}').content, 'html.parser').find_all('div','command')])"
2015-08-22 21:32:36
User: funky
Functions: python

This utilizes the Requests and BeautifulSoup libraries in Python to retrieve a user page on commandlinefu, parse it (error-tolerant) and extract all the lines of the following format:

gzip *

To print them, a list comprehension is used to iterate over the values, and join() is called on a newline character.

getfacl file1 | setfacl --set-file=- file2
2010-03-31 13:36:53
User: funky

same as the chmod example, but should also copy extended access control list attributes. deliberately stolen from:

man setfacl
gzip *
2010-03-29 10:58:40
User: funky
Functions: gzip
Tags: gzip

Should do exactly the same - compress every file in the current directory. You can even use it recursively:

gzip -r .
alias dush="du -sm *|sort -n|tail"
2010-03-26 10:18:57
User: funky
Functions: alias

sorts the files by integer megabytes, which should be enough to (interactively) find the space wasters. Now you can


for the above output,

dush -n 3

for only the 3 biggest files and so on. It's always a good idea to have this line in your .profile or .bashrc

python -c 'print "-"*50'
2010-03-25 11:09:30
User: funky
Functions: python

essentially the ruby one, but perhaps has a larger installed base