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egrep -ie "<*HREF=(.*?)>" index.html | cut -d "\"" -f 2 | grep ://
2011-03-29 18:20:50
User: fanfani
Functions: cut egrep grep

you can also use cut instead of awk. less powerful but probably faster. ;)

for R in `svn log file:///path/repo | grep ^r | grep dude | cut -d' ' -f1 | cut -dr -f2`; do svn ps svn:log --revprop -r $R "`svn pg svn:log --revprop -r $R file:///path/repo; perl -e 'print ".\n";' | fromdos`" file:///path/repo; done
2011-03-24 08:29:15
User: theist
Functions: cut grep ps
Tags: svn

Let's supose some moron used some m$ shit to commit to a later svnsynced repo. On a svn sync all his message logs cause a svnsync: Error setting property 'log': this commands finds all its contributions and fix all his commit logs

while :; do OLD=$NEW; NEW=`cat /proc/net/dev | grep eth0 | tr -s ' ' | cut -d' ' -f "3 11"`; echo $NEW $OLD | awk '{printf("\rin: % 9.2g\t\tout: % 9.2g", ($1-$3)/1024, ($2-$4)/1024)}'; sleep 1; done
while [ /bin/true ]; do OLD=$NEW; NEW=`cat /proc/net/dev | grep eth0 | tr -s ' ' | cut -d' ' -f "3 11"`; echo $NEW $OLD | awk '{printf("\rin: % 9.2g\t\tout: % 9.2g", ($1-$3)/1024, ($2-$4)/1024)}'; sleep 1; done
2011-03-22 10:02:23
User: hons
Functions: awk cut echo grep sleep tr

Just a simple way without the need of additional tools. Of course, replace eth0 with your IF.

quota -q $(cat /etc/passwd|cut -d ':' -f 1)
wget -U "Mozilla/5.0" -qO - "http://translate.google.com/translate_a/t?client=t&text=translation+example&sl=auto&tl=fr" | sed 's/\[\[\[\"//' | cut -d \" -f 1
2011-03-06 13:46:16
User: sairon
Functions: cut sed wget

substitute "example" with desired string;

tl = target language (en, fr, de, hu, ...);

you can leave sl parameter as-is (autodetection works fine)

for i in *; do j=`echo $i | cut -d "-" -f1`; j=$j; mv $i $j; done
2011-03-06 11:58:37
User: jaimerosario
Functions: cut mv

Renames files eliminating suffix, in this case everything after "-" is cutted. Just change "-" with the character you need.

echo -n "String to MD5" | md5sum | cut -b-32
echo -n "String to MD5" | md5sum | cut -f1 -d' '
2011-03-05 03:53:09
User: xakon
Functions: cut echo md5sum

Nothing special about hashing here, only the use of cut, I think, could result at fewer keystrokes.

for h in `find /proc/*/fd -ilname "/tmp/Flash*" 2>/dev/null`; do ln -s "$h" `readlink "$h" | cut -d' ' -f1`; done
2011-03-02 09:43:42
User: hons
Functions: cut ln

Newer versions of the flashplayer browser plugin delete the tmp flash video immediately after opening a filehandle to prevent the user from "exporting" the video by simply copying the /tmp/FlashXYZ file. This command searches such deleted flash videos and creates symbolic links to the opened filehandle with the same name as the deleted file.

This allows you to play your flash-videos (from e.g. youtube) with e.g. mplayer or copy the buffered video if you want to keep it.

nice -n 5 electricsheep -window-id `xwininfo -root|head -n 2|grep xwininfo|cut -c 22-26`
2011-02-14 03:58:58
User: kbaegis
Functions: cut grep head nice

This is a simple command which makes electricsheep render directly to your background

seq -s^2+ 11 |rev| cut -d'+' -f2- | rev | bc
2011-02-10 08:41:14
User: rubenmoran
Functions: cut rev seq
Tags: seq sum math

I can't put the last ^2 with seq, so I reverse it to delete the last +N. So for doing sum(N^2) you have to do sum((N+1)^2). Must be a better way.

strace -e open zim 2>&1 1>/dev/null | fgrep ~ | fgrep -v "= -1" | cut -d'"' -f2
2011-01-31 22:46:51
Functions: cut fgrep strace

Locate config files of the program. May not be used for interactive programs like vim.

grep -w /media/KINGSTON /proc/mounts | cut -d " " -f
IFS=$'\n'; i=1; ls -lt *mp3 | cut -d ":" -f2 | cut -d " " -f2- | while read f; do mv "$f" $(echo "$i"."$f"); ((i++)); done
2011-01-22 00:21:12
User: m1cawber
Functions: cut echo ls mv read

i use this after ripping internet radio streams to number the files as they originally played (even though streamripper can do this with -q).

to number other types of files, or all files, just change the *mp3. to rename directories only you could use

... ls -lt | grep ^d | cut -d ":" -f2 | cut -d " " -f2- | while read ...

df | grep -w '/media/armadillo' | cut -d " " -f 1
df | grep -w '/media/mountpoint' | cut -d " " -f 1
2011-01-21 05:38:05
User: ntropia
Functions: cut df grep

Identical output but a different way without having to shoot with the Awk cannon :)

echo $SSH_CLIENT | cut -f 1 -d ' '
2011-01-11 10:20:45
User: infinull
Functions: cut echo
host -i `echo $SSH_CLIENT | cut -f 1 -d \ ` | sed 's/.* domain name pointer \(.*\)\./\1/'

to reverse lookup and get the hostname.

getent passwd $(whoami) | cut -f 5 -d: | cut -f 1 -d,
find -type f | xargs -I{} du -s "{}" | sort -rn | head | cut -f2 | xargs -I{} du -sh "{}"
2011-01-04 11:10:56
User: glaudiston
Functions: cut du find head sort xargs

Show the top file size in human readable form

svn log -q | grep '^r[0-9]' | cut -f2 -d "|" | sort | uniq -c | sort -nr
2011-01-03 15:23:08
User: kkapron
Functions: cut grep sort uniq

list top committers (and number of their commits) of svn repository.

in this example it counts revisions of current directory.

for i in $(curl -u <username> http://app.boxee.tv/api/get_queue | xml2 | grep /boxeefeed/message/object/url | cut -d "=" -f 2,3); do get_flash_videos $i; done
2011-01-03 13:43:03
User: Strawp
Functions: cut grep

Gets all videos in your boxee queue with a URL associated with them and attempts to download each using get_flash_videos

cut -f2 -d`echo -e '\x01'` file
alias restoremod='chgrp users -R .;chmod u=rwX,g=rX,o=rX -R .;chown $(pwd |cut -d / -f 3) -R .'
2010-12-28 11:42:43
User: Juluan
Functions: alias chmod chown cut pwd users

I often use it at my work, on an ovh server with root ssh access and often have to change mod after having finished an operation.

This command, replace the user, group and mod by the one required by apache to work.

diff <(md5sum render_pack.zip| cut -d " " -f 1) <(md5sum /media/green/render_pack.zip| cut -d " " -f 1);echo $?
2010-12-27 18:29:00
User: schmiddim
Functions: cut diff echo md5sum

I had the problem that the Md5 Sum of a file changed after copying it to my external disk.

This unhandy command helped me to fix the problem.