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May 19, 2015 - A Look At The New Commandlinefu
I've put together a short writeup on what kind of newness you can expect from the next iteration of clfu. Check it out here.
March 2, 2015 - New Management
I'm Jon, I'll be maintaining and improving clfu. Thanks to David for building such a great resource!

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Psst. Open beta.

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:

  • » The open beta is running a copy of the database that will not carry over to the final version. Don't post anything you don't mind losing.
  • » If you wish to use your user account, you will probably need to reset your password.
Your feedback is appreciated via the form on the beta page. Thanks! -Jon & CLFU Team

Commands by tebeka from sorted by
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curl -s httpbin.org/ip | jq -r .origin
python -c 'import sys, yaml, json; yaml.safe_dump(json.load(sys.stdin), sys.stdout, default_flow_style=False)' < file.json > file.yaml
2013-04-24 00:31:39
User: tebeka
Functions: python
Tags: python json yaml

Convert JSON to YAML.

Note that you'll need to have PyYaml installed.

python -c 'import sys, yaml, json; json.dump(yaml.load(sys.stdin), sys.stdout, indent=4)' < file.yaml > file.json
2013-04-24 00:28:55
User: tebeka
Functions: python
Tags: python json yaml

Converts YAML file to JSON.

Note that you'll need to install PyYAML. Also some YAML data types (like dates) are not supported by JSON).

als some.jar
aunpack foo.tar.bz2
find . -depth -name .svn -type d -exec rm -fr {} \;
2010-12-16 17:16:23
User: tebeka
Functions: find rm
Tags: find rm

-depth argument will cause find to do a "depth first" tree search, this will eliminate the "No such file or directory" error messages

lsb_release -d