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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

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diff <(ssh-keygen -y -f ~/.ssh/id_rsa) <(cut -d' ' -f1,2 ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub)
mogrify -format gif -auto-orient -thumbnail 250x90 '*.JPG'&&(echo "<ul>";for i in *.gif;do basename=$(echo $i|rev|cut -d. -f2-|rev);echo "<li style='display:inline-block'><a href='$basename.JPG'><img src='$basename.gif'></a>";done;echo "</ul>")>list.html
2013-08-25 20:45:49
User: ysangkok
Functions: cut echo

The input images are assume to have the "JPG" extension. Mogrify will overwrite any gif images with the same name! Will not work with names with spaces.

curl -s poncho.is/forecast/new_york/today/ | grep -E 'og:title|og:description' | cut -d\" -f4 | awk '{print $0,"<p>"}' | lynx -stdin -dump
diff <(sort <(md5deep -r /directory/1/) |cut -f1 -d' ') <(sort <(md5deep -r /directory/2/) |cut -f1 -d' ')
2013-08-18 22:13:07
Functions: cut diff sort
Tags: bash Linux diff

Compute the md5 checksums for the contents of two mirrored directories, then sort and diff the results. If everything matches, nothing is returned. Otherwise, any checksums which do not match, or which exist in one tree but not the other, are returned. As you might imagine, the output is useful only if no errors are found, because only the checksums, not filenames, are returned. I hope to address this, or that someone else will!

ip addr show |grep -w inet | grep -v | awk '{ print $2}'| cut -d "/" -f 2
2013-08-17 18:54:23
User: htmlgifted
Functions: awk cut grep

This command give you Just the Network Cidr Notation

find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 stat -c'%Y :%y %12s %n' | sort -nr | cut -d: -f2- | head
2013-08-03 09:53:46
User: HerbCSO
Functions: cut find sort stat xargs

Goes through all files in the directory specified, uses `stat` to print out last modification time, then sorts numerically in reverse, then uses cut to remove the modified epoch timestamp and finally head to only output the last 10 modified files.

Note that on a Mac `stat` won't work like this, you'll need to use either:

find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 stat -f '%m%t%Sm %12z %N' | sort -nr | cut -f2- | head

or alternatively do a `brew install coreutils` and then replace `stat` with `gstat` in the original command.

for m in `df -P | awk -F ' ' '{print $NF}' | sed -e "1d"`;do n=`df -P | grep "$m$" | awk -F ' ' '{print $5}' | cut -d% -f1`;i=0;if [[ $n =~ ^-?[0-9]+$ ]];then printf '%-25s' $m;while [ $i -lt $n ];do echo -n '=';let "i=$i+1";done;echo " $n";fi;done
2013-07-29 20:12:39
User: drockney
Functions: awk cut echo grep printf sed
Tags: bash

Automatically drops mount points that have non-numeric sizes (e.g. /proc). Tested in bash on Linux and AIX.

du -hs `du -sk * | sort -rn | cut -f2-`
cut -d, -f1 /var/opt/example/dumpfile.130610_subscriber.csv | cut -c3-5 | sort | uniq -c | sed -e 's/^ *//;/^$/d' | awk -F" " '{print $2 "," $1}' > SubsxPrefix.csv
2013-07-17 07:58:56
User: neomefistox
Functions: awk cut sed sort uniq
Tags: Linux UNIX

dumpfile is a CSV file, which its 1st field is a phone number in format CC+10 digits

Empty lines are deleted, before the output in format "prefix,ocurrences"

find . -type d -print0 | xargs -0 du -s | sort -n | tail -10 | cut -f2 | xargs -I{} du -sh {} | sort -rn
salt -G 'os_family:Debian' cmd.run 'apt-get dist-upgrade --dry-run | grep ^Inst | cut -d" " -f2'
rcs_changes(){ rcsdiff -y --suppress-common-lines "$1" 2>/dev/null | cut -d'|' -f2; }
svn st | grep ! | cut -c 9- | while read line;do svn resolved $line;done
sudo apt-cache dumpavail | grep Package | cut -d ' ' -f 2 > available.packages
curl -k https://Username:[email protected]/v1/posts/all?red=api | xml2| \grep [email protected]' | cut -d\= -f 2- | sort | uniq | linkchecker -r0 --stdin --complete -v -t 50 -F blacklist
2013-05-04 17:43:21
User: bbelt16ag
Functions: cut sort uniq

This commands queries the delicious api then runs the xml through xml2, grabs the urls cuts out the first two columns, passes through uniq to remove duplicates if any, and then goes into linkchecker who checks the links. the links go the blacklist in ~/.linkchecker/blacklist. please see the manual pages for further info peeps. I took me a few days to figure this one out. I how you enjoy it. Also don't run these api more then once a few seconds you can get banned by delicious see their site for info. ~updated for no recursive

groups $(cut -f1 -d":" /etc/passwd) | sort
ifconfig -a | awk '/Bcast/{print $2}' | cut -c 5-19
ifconfig -a | awk '/Bcast/{print $2}' | cut -c 5-19
cut -d',' -f6 file.csv | sort | uniq
for i in $(objdump -d binary -M intel |grep "^ " |cut -f2); do echo -n '\x'$i; done;echo
for a in $(seq 5 8); do cat twit.txt | cut -d " " -f$a | grep "^@" | sort -u; done > followlst.txt
2013-03-29 21:07:09
User: xmuda
Functions: cat cut grep seq sort

Go to "https://twitter.com/search/realtime?q=%23TeamFollowBack&src=hash" and then copy al the text on the page. If you scroll down the page will be bigger. Then put al the text in a text file called twit.txt

If you follow the user there is a high probability the users give you follow back.

To follow all the users you can use an iMacros script.

grep -Po '^sub (\w+)' file.pm | cut -d' ' -f2
2013-03-07 12:31:34
Functions: cut grep

instead of printing the whole line, print just the capture matched, but with the "cut" pipe :( I'm so sad with grep.

nmap -sP 192.168.0.* | grep Host | tr "(" ")" | cut -d\) -f2
sudo ifconfig wlan0 | grep inet | awk 'NR==1 {print $2}' | cut -c 6-
2013-02-18 14:10:07
User: mouths
Functions: awk cut grep ifconfig sudo

On wired connections set 'eth0' instead of 'wlan0'

while true; do (date | tr "\n" ";") && ping -q -c 1 www.google.com|tail -1|cut -d/ -f5 ;sleep 1; done >> uptime.csv
2013-02-06 22:06:09
User: fanchok
Functions: cut date ping sleep tail tr

Used in OS X.

tr "\n" ";"

may be replaced by

echo ";"

with linux versions of date.

I reused

ping -q -c 1 www.google.com|tail -1|cut -d/ -f5