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shopt -s autocd
2012-04-01 14:34:29
User: stubby

In bash, this turns on auto cd. If a command is just a directory name, it cd's into that directory.

aptitude search -F "%p" --disable-columns ~i
2011-03-15 01:14:30
User: stubby

You can then do all the processing you wish... It's already sorted and only installed packages are listed.

EDIT: Now contains formatting option to list only package names! Also, disables truncating long package names.

NOTE: it's tilda i not dash i

dig +short google.com
LESSOPEN="| /usr/bin/lesspipe %s" less file.jar
2010-10-13 12:57:08
User: stubby
Functions: less

This of course assumes that lesspipe is installed. You can view the contents of many, many types of files in this way. Once lesspipe is installed, add to your .bashrc

export LESSOPEN="| /usr/bin/lesspipe %s" less file.jar

export LESSCLOSE="/usr/bin/lesspipe %s %s"


eval "$(lesspipe)"

for i in *; do echo '"'$i'"'; done
ls --quoting-style={escape,shell,c}
ls -Q
man !!:0
2010-08-14 15:38:55
User: stubby
Functions: man

This works in bash. The "!!:0" limits the argument to man to be only the first word of the last command. "!!:1" would be the second, etc.

for i in *; do mv $i prependtext$i; done
echo $(( 1+1 ))
perl -e 'print 1+1 ."\n";'
dc -e "1 1 + p"