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while true; do date; (curl -s -o 1.html http://www.biglion.ru/deals/ebay-80/ &); sleep 5; cat 1.html | grep "&#1082;&#1091;&#1087;&#1086;&#1085;&#1086;&#1074;" | awk -F"<div>" '{print $2}' | awk -F"<span>" '{print $1}'; done
2013-11-08 12:40:05
User: sxiii
Functions: awk cat grep sleep
-1

Processes biglion quantity of sold ebay coupons/bonus codes, so you can know approximate count of users who buyed the coupons and when sales are come up again.

You can change sleep parameter so script will work slowly or faster (default is 5 seconds).

Additional requirements: curl

Standart tools used: awk, date, cat, grep (bash)

wget --no-check-certificate https://www.kernel.org/$(wget -qO- --no-check-certificate https://www.kernel.org | grep tar | head -n1 | cut -d\" -f2)
(amixer get Master | grep off > /dev/null && amixer -q set Master unmute) || amixer -q set Master mute
find -type f | grep -v "^./.git" | xargs md5sum | md5sum
grep -lr "foo" . | xargs sed -i "s/foo/bar/g"
2013-10-28 13:02:47
User: sergeylukin
Functions: grep sed xargs
1

Replace "foo" with "bar" in all files in current directory recursively

alias tasks='git grep -EI "TODO|FIXME"'
2013-10-21 23:54:46
User: lizardo
Functions: alias grep
Tags: bash git todo
0

"git grep" automatically excludes untracked files (e.g. compiler output) and files under .git directory. If no directory or file is given, it will recursively search through the current directory.

ls -R | grep -v skipme | xargs rm -Rf
2013-10-18 08:11:39
Functions: grep ls rm xargs
Tags: delete rm
-11

This command will delete all files and folders except 'skipme'. it could be a file or a folder.

for i in `cat /proc/mounts | grep /home/virtfs | cut -d ? ? -f 2 ` ; do umount $i; done
grep cwd /var/log/exim_mainlog | grep -v /var/spool | awk -F"cwd=" '{print $2}' | awk '{print $1}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n
pactl list sinks | grep -q Mute:.no && pactl set-sink-mute 0 1 || pactl set-sink-mute 0 0
dpkg-query -Wf '${Installed-Size}\t${Status}\t${Package}\n' | sort -n | grep installed
wget -q -O- http://example-podcast-feed.com/rss | grep -o "<enclosure[ -~][^>]*" | grep -o "http://[ -~][^\"]*" | xargs wget -c
2013-09-24 12:38:08
User: talha131
Functions: grep wget xargs
0

This script can be used to download enclosed files from a RSS feed. For example, it can be used to download mp3 files from a podcasts RSS feed.

dmidecode | grep -i 'Base Board Information' -A4 -B1
2013-09-20 02:29:32
User: boylah
Functions: grep
4

Very slick way to check your motherboard manufacturer, product name, version and serial number.

grep --color -R "text" directory/
grep "10/Sep/2013" access.log| cut -d[ -f2 | cut -d] -f1 | awk -F: '{print $2":"$3}' | sort -nk1 -nk2 | uniq -c | awk '{ if ($1 > 10) print $0}'
tac ~/.bash_history | grep -w
2013-09-07 15:53:30
User: hamsolo474
Functions: grep tac
-3

greps your bash history for whatever you type in at the end returning it in reverse chronological order (most recent invocations first), should work on all distros.

works well as an alias

shuf /usr/share/dict/words |grep "^[^']\{3,6\}$" |head -n4 | sed -e "s/\b\(.\)/\u\1/g" | tr -d '\n'; echo
2013-09-06 03:05:31
User: chijonutor
Functions: grep head sed tr
Tags: tr xkcd shuf
0

Took one of the samples, added capitalization and removes in between spaces.

The final "echo" is just for readability.

Cheers

for i in `ip addr show dev eth1 | grep inet | awk '{print $2}' | cut -d/ -f1`; do echo -n $i; echo -en '\t'; host $i | awk '{print $5}'; done
curl ${URL} 2>/dev/null|grep "<${BLOCK}>"|sed -e "s/.*\<${BLOCK}\>\(.*\)\<\/${BLOCK}\>.*/\1/g"
2013-08-31 14:53:54
User: c3w
Functions: grep sed
0

set BLOCK to "title" or any other HTML / RSS / XML tag and curl URL to get everything in-between e.g. some text

apt-cache -n dumpavail | grep 'Package:' | awk '{print $2 }'
port=32768; while netstat -atn | grep -q :$port; do port=$(expr $port + 1); done; echo $port
ipcs -q | grep foo | awk '{print $2}' | xargs -I ipcid ipcrm -q ipcid
db=example.mdb; backend=mysql; mdb-schema "$db" $backend | grep -v 'COMMENT ON COLUMN' && mdb-tables -1 "$db" | xargs -I {} mdb-export -I $backend "$db" {}
2013-08-25 18:39:27
User: garex
Functions: grep xargs
0

schema & tables

To export into another backends style, just change backend to one of: access, sybase, oracle, postgres, mysql and sqlite

grep -RPl --include=*.{php,txt,asp} "(passthru|shell_exec|system|phpinfo|base64_decode|chmod|mkdir|fopen|fclose|readf?ile) *\(" /var/www/
php -m|grep pdo