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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.

python -c 'import sys, yaml, json; yaml.safe_dump(json.load(sys.stdin), sys.stdout, allow_unicode=True)' < foo.json > foo.yaml
2015-01-20 15:58:29
User: renoirb
Functions: python

If you tried the other Python version of Convert JSON to YAML and you end up with lines that has "!!python/unicode", this version of the command is for you.

sudo pip install rainbowstream && rainbowstream -iot
2014-08-20 06:45:16
User: DTVD
Functions: install sudo

Rainbow Stream is a smart and nice Twitter client on terminal.

Almost everything you can do with a GUI application can be done, even viewing an image.

- Tab-autocomplete, history browsing

- Beautiful built-in themes and custom configuration support

- Tweet's images directly on your terminal.

echo "import uuid\nimport sys\nsys.stdout.write(str(uuid.uuid4()))" | python
2014-07-23 07:43:01
User: tippy
Functions: echo
Tags: python uuid

piped this to pbcopy (OSX only) you got a uuid in the pasteboard

echo "select a, b, c from table where a = 3;"| python -c "import sys;import sqlparse;print sqlparse.format(sys.stdin.read(), reindent=True, keyword_case='upper')"
2014-02-21 23:17:15
User: hide1713
Functions: echo python

You need to apt-get install python-sqlparse. This command simply formats a sql query and prints it out. It is very useful when you want to move a sql query from commandline to a shell script. Everything is done locally, so you don't need to worry about copying sql query to external websites.

twistd -no web
2014-02-01 22:35:50
User: nkorth

Install twistd first with

sudo apt-get install python-twistd-web
ruby -ryaml -rjson -e 'puts JSON.pretty_generate(YAML.load(ARGF))' < file.yml > file.json
virtualenv --no-site-packages --distribute -p /usr/bin/python3.3 ~/.virtualenvs/pywork3
python -c "a='$(ps -u luke | grep Viber.exe)';b= a.split(' ')[1];import os;os.system('cpulimit -l 1 -p '+b)"
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).

pygmentize -l pytb myapp.log | less -SR
grep --color=always -nr 'setLevel' --include=*py | less -SRqg
curl -L -d "uid=<username>&pwd=<password>" http://www.example.com -c cookies.txt
2012-11-10 19:08:45
User: drwlrsn
Tags: curl http python

Generate a Netscape cookies file to use with Python's mechanize.

cat /dev/urandom | tr -dc 'a-zA-Z0-9' | fold -w 18 | head -1 | python -c "import sys,crypt; stdin=sys.stdin.readline().rstrip('\n'); print stdin;print crypt.crypt(stdin)"
2012-11-09 00:40:22
User: cnyg
Functions: cat fold head python tr

Generate a 18 character password from character set a-zA-Z0-9 from /dev/urandom, pipe the output to Python which prints the password on standard out and in crypt sha512 form.

alias colortest="python -c \"print('\n'.join([(' '.join([('\033[38;5;' + str((i + j)) + 'm' + str((i + j)).ljust(5) + '\033[0m') if i + j < 256 else '' for j in range(10)])) for i in range(0, 256, 10)]))\""
2012-10-26 07:43:06
User: Paaskehare
Functions: alias

Terminal Color tester using python, works with py2 and 3

alias pp='python -mjson.tool | pygmentize -l javascript'
2012-10-16 13:55:38
User: wires
Functions: alias

Uses pygmentize and python to create indented and colorized JSON output

__location__ = os.path.realpath(os.path.join(os.getcwd(), os.path.dirname(__file__)))
2012-10-11 09:32:20
User: evandrix
Tags: python

Sample USAGE: f = open(os.path.join(__location__, 'bundled-resource.jpg'));

import unicodedata; map(unicodedata.name, '\u2022'.decode('ascii'))
python -c 'import googl; print googl.Googl("<your_google_api_key>").shorten("'$someurl'")[u"id"]'
2012-05-31 17:14:17
User: shr386
Functions: python

(1) required: python-googl ( install by: pip install python-googl )

(2) get from google API console https://code.google.com/apis/console/

tail -F /var/log/nginx/access.log | python -c 'exec("import sys,time\nl=0\ne=int(time.time())\nfor line in sys.stdin:\n\tt = int(time.time())\n\tl += 1\n\tif t > e:\n\t\te = t\n\t\tprint l\n\t\tl = 0")'
2012-05-15 21:56:46
User: pykler
Functions: python tail

Realtime lines per second in a log file using python ... identical to perl version, except python is much better :)

strings -f sample.txt
for i in $(seq 1 20); do while read line; do echo "$i: $line"; done<$i.py; done
python -c 'print "hello".encode("hex")'
2011-12-13 23:05:17
User: atoponce
Functions: python

You can use "decode()" in a similar manner:

python -c 'print "68656c6c6f".decode("hex")'