commandlinefu.com is the place to record those command-line gems that you return to again and again.
Delete that bloated snippets file you've been using and share your personal repository with the world. That way others can gain from your CLI wisdom and you from theirs too. All commands can be commented on, discussed and voted up or down.
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Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.
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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
random file from files in directory
Let bash do the work by converting the initial of a string to an uppercase
Quick method of isolating filenames from a full path using expansion.
Much quicker than using "basename"
Quicker way to search man pages of command for key word
Put this command in .bashrc and every time you open a new terminal a random quote will be downloaded and printed from onelinerz.net.
By altering the URL in the w3m statement you can change the output:
1 to 10 lines - http://www.onelinerz.net/random-one-liners/(number)/
20 newest lines - http://www.onelinerz.net/latest-one-liners/
Top 10 lines - http://www.onelinerz.net/top-100-funny-one-liners/
Top 10 lines are updated daily.