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git branch | grep -v "master" | sed 's/^[ *]*//' | sed 's/^/git branch -D /' | bash
2015-01-31 00:29:32
User: Trindaz
Functions: grep sed
Tags: git
0

Delete all your branches except master (useful after archiving branches)

git branch | grep -v "master" | sed 's/^[ *]*//' | sed 's/.*/& &/' | sed 's/^/git tag archive\//' | bash
2015-01-31 00:26:15
User: Trindaz
Functions: grep sed
Tags: git archive
0

Description by segments delimited by pipe (|)

1. List all git branches

2. Exclude master

3. Trim output and remove display elements such as * next to current branch

4. Repeat branch name after a space (output on each line: branch_name branch_name)

5. Prepend each line with the git tag command

6. Execute the output with bash

udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdc | grep ID_PATH | cut -d'-' -f 2 | xargs -n 1 lspci -s
2015-01-27 15:34:02
User: mhs
Functions: cut grep info lspci xargs
Tags: lspci udevadm
0

Useful for big systems with lots of cards.

(Update: does not work with USB disks)

git branch --merged | grep -v "\*" | xargs -n 1 git branch -d
2015-01-25 00:30:37
User: krizzo
Functions: grep xargs
2

This checks if the branch has been merged with master and then will delete the ones that have been. Keeps your local git repo nice and clean from all the branches.

lsof -ns | grep REG | grep deleted | awk '{a[$1]+=$7;}END{for(i in a){printf("%s %.2f MB\n", i, a[i]/1048576);}}'
psg(){ ps aux | grep -E "[${1:0:1}]${1:1}|^USER"; }
2015-01-01 00:12:45
User: flatcap
Functions: grep ps
Tags: grep function ps
-1

Function that searchs for process by its name:

* Shows the Header for reference

* Hides the process 'grep' from the list

* Case sensitive

The typical problem with using "ps | grep" is that the grep process shows up the in the output.

The usual solution is to search for "[p]attern" instead of "pattern".

This function turns the parameter into just such a [p]attern.

${1:0:1} is the first character of $1

.

${1:1} is characters 2-end of $1
psg(){ ps aux | grep -v grep | egrep -e "$1|USER"; }
2014-12-31 22:27:27
Functions: egrep grep ps
Tags: grep function ps
0

Function that searchs a process by its name and shows in the terminal.

* Shows the Header for reference

* Hides the process 'grep' from the list

* Case sensitive

nmap -sP 10.0.0.0/8 | grep -v "Host" | tail -n +3 | tr '\n' ' ' | sed 's|Nmap|\nNmap|g' | grep "MAC Address" | cut -d " " -f5,8-15
2014-12-26 18:31:53
User: jaimerosario
Functions: cut grep sed tail tr
0

In the field, I needed to script a process to scan a specific vendor devices in the network. With the help of nmap, I got all the devices of that particular vendor, and started a scripted netcat session to download configuration files from a tftp server.

This is the nmap loop (part of the script). You can however, add another pipe with grep to filter the vendor/manufacturer devices only. If want to check the whole script, check in http://pastebin.com/ju7h4Xf4

grep -E -rn --color=always --exclude-dir=".svn" --exclude-dir="packages" --exclude="*.swp" "(emit|on)\([\'\"]leader" ~/project/ | less -R
2014-12-23 20:08:25
User: hochmeister
Functions: grep less
0

grep for specific function invocations in this case, wither "emit" or "on" with "leader".

scp -r `ls | grep -vE "(Pattern1|Pattern2)"` user@remote_host:/location
sudo netstat -tulpn | grep :8080
PID=$(ps -ef | grep processName | grep -v grep | awk '{print $2'}); kill -9 $PID
grep VmHWM /proc/$(pgrep -d '/status /proc/' FOO)/status
2014-11-05 15:06:29
User: michelsberg
Functions: grep
2

Show the maximum amount of memory that was needed by a process at any time. My use case: Having a long-running computation job on $BIG_COMPUTER and judging whether it will also run on $SMALL_COMPUTER.

http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man5/proc.5.html

VmHWM: Peak resident set size ("high water mark")

grep 'font-family:[^;]*' <input file.svg> | sed 's/.*font-family:\([^;]*\).*/\1/g' | sort | uniq
2014-11-03 20:38:08
User: caiosba
Functions: grep sed sort
Tags: fonts svg
0

List all fonts used by an SVG file. Useful to find out which fonts you need to have installed in order to open/edit an SVG file appropriately.

grep -Eoa "\b(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\.(25[0-5]|2[0-4][0-9]|[01]?[0-9][0-9]?)\b" Filetosearch.txt
2014-11-02 19:50:54
User: jsbrown
Functions: grep
0

Command returns valid IP addresses. Append the following regex to additionally filter out NAT and reserved IP addresses

| grep -Ev "^0|\.0[0-9]|^10\.|^127\.|^169\.|^172\.(1[6-9]|2[0-9]|3[01])|^192.168.|^2(2[4-9]|3[0-9])|^2(4[0-9]|5[0-5])"

cat File.txt | grep -io 'http://www.acme.com/a/files/.*.pdf'| uniq
lsof -ns | grep REG | grep deleted | awk '{s+=$7/1024} END {print s}'
cat /etc/named.conf | grep -Po '(?<=(named/)).*(?=\.db)'
2014-10-25 20:16:17
User: KonKar
Functions: cat grep
0

Allows you to have a list of the domains on the server.

find . -name '*.jar' | xargs -l jar vtf | grep XXX.java
smartctl -a /dev/sda |grep Writ |awk '{print $NF/2/1024/1024/1024 " TeraBytes Written"}'
2014-10-21 03:40:32
User: khyron320
Functions: awk grep
2

You must have smartmontools installed for this to work. This also assumes you 512 byte sector sizes, this is pretty standard.

ls | tr '[[:punct:][:space:]]' '\n' | grep -v "^\s*$" | sort | uniq -c | sort -bn
2014-10-14 09:52:28
User: qdrizh
Functions: grep ls sort tr uniq
Tags: sort uniq ls grep tr
3

I'm sure there's a more elegant sed version for the tr + grep section.

gcloud components list | grep "^| Not" | sed "s/|\(.*\)|\(.*\)|\(.*\)|/\2/" | xargs echo gcloud components update
2014-10-13 20:52:25
User: wires
Functions: echo grep sed xargs
0

Google Cloud SDK comes with a package manager `gcloud components` but it needs a bit of `sed` to work. Modify the "^| Not" bit to change the package selection. (The gcloud --format option is currently broken)

psql -U quassel quassel -c "SELECT message FROM backlog ORDER BY time DESC LIMIT 1000;" | grep my-query
2014-10-12 19:53:06
User: Tatsh
Functions: grep
0

Replace the credentials to psql if necessary, and the my-query part with your query.

curl -s http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ballard/bofh/bofhserver.pl |grep 'is:' |awk 'BEGIN { FS=">"; } { print $10; }'
2014-10-10 21:17:33
User: toj
Functions: awk grep
Tags: curl BOFH
0

Sure, it's dirty, but it's quick, it only displays the excuse, and it works.

firefox $(grep -i ^url=* file.url | cut -b 5-)
2014-10-08 05:56:27
User: nachos117
Functions: cut grep
0

This command will use grep to read the shortcut (which in the above examle is file.url), and filter out all but the only important line, which contains the website URL, and some extra characters that will need to be removes (for example, URL=http://example.com). The cut command is then used to get rid of the URL= at the beginning. The output is then piped into Firefox, which should interpret the it as a web URL to be opened. Of course, you can replace Firefox with any other broswer. Tested in bash and sh.