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xdpyinfo | grep dimensions | awk '{print $2}'
xrandr | grep \* | awk '{print $1}'
function hgr() { grep --color -i "${1}" ~/.bash_history | sed -e 's/^ *//g' -e 's/ *$//g' | sort | uniq; }
curl -s http://www.drudgereport.com | sed -n '/<! MAIN HEADLINE>/,/<!-- Main headlines links END --->/p' | grep -oP "(?<=>)[^<].*[^>](?=<)"
for line in `ps aux | grep <string> | awk '{print $2}'`; do sudo kill $line; done;
2013-11-24 00:02:16
User: mjbrune
Functions: awk grep kill sudo
0

Kills all processes with a certain string. This was done to kill all ssh sessions openned by zenoss which look like: usr/bin/ssh /opt/zenoss/bin/zenmodeler

export KEEP_KERNEL=2; dpkg -l 'linux-image*' | awk '/^ii/ { print $2 }' | grep "[0-9]" | awk 'BEGIN{i=1}{print i++, $0}' | grep `uname -r` -B99 | sort -r | tail -n+$(($KEEP_KERNEL+2)) | awk '{print $2}'| xargs apt-get -y purge
dpkg -l | grep ^ri | awk '{print $2 " install"}' | sudo dpkg --set-selections
2013-11-23 06:41:18
User: ajmccluskey
Functions: awk grep sudo
0

If you run dpkg --clear-selections or have otherwise selected installed packages for deinstall, but want to undo it, run this. It will set all installed packages back to installed status so that they won't be removed by commands like "dpkg -Pa"

grep -in "search_string" /to/your/path
for file in $(git ls-files | grep old_name_pattern); do git mv $file $(echo $file | sed -e 's/old_name_pattern/new_name_pattern/'); done
grep -l --include '*.rb' --include '*.rake' '^[^#]*[^a-zA-Z0-9[:punct:][:space:]]' -R . | xargs -L1 awk '!/encoding/ && NR < 2 { print FILENAME }'
netstat -tln | grep :25
2013-11-12 16:47:06
User: Peteches
Functions: grep netstat
0

netstat will list all open ports on the system, unix sockets, tcp sockets and udp sockets. the t flag limits to tcp ports the l flag limits to listening ports and the n flag disables the translation of port to service ( ie :25 displayed instead of :smtp ). then grep for the port you are interested in preceeded by a colon.

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
curl -s https://help.github.com/articles/generating-ssh-keys | grep -Po --color=never "RSA key fingerprint is (:?[A-z0-9]\:?){32}"
2013-09-25 01:34:29
User: malathion
Functions: grep
Tags: grep curl github
-1

For when you are initializing your repos on a new machine and feeling paranoid about it.

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.