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echo -e '\x2Hello, folks\t!\r' | sed "y/\x2\x9\xD\x20/␂␉␍␠/"
2014-06-30 14:42:15
User: hermannsw
Functions: echo sed
0

Not better, but more lightweight (sed instead of perl).

Above command is reduced due to length restriction of less than 256 characters and entity encoding of "Save" command on this page. This is complete command (best without entity encoding):

echo -e '\x2Helo folks\t!\r' | sed "y/\x0\x1\x2\x3\x4\x5\x6\x7\x8\x9\xA\xB\xC\xD\xE\xF\x10\x11\x12\x13\x14\x15\x16\x17\x18\x19\x1A\x1B\x1C\x1D\x1E\x1F\x20/␀␁␂␃␄␅␆␇␈␉␊␋␌␍␎␏␐␑␒␓␔␕␖␗␘␙␚␛␜␝␞␟␠/"

␂Helo␠folks␉!␍

echo "Dave" | grep -o "bob" | sed 's/D/f/'; echo ${PIPESTATUS[1]};
2014-06-21 04:00:53
User: davethomas11
Functions: echo grep sed
Tags: PIPESTATUS
0

Using the $PIPESTATUS array you can get the results of a command in a sequence of commands piped together. The command above returns the result of grep -o "bob", which is exit result of 1 since no match was made.

echo $(ifconfig) | egrep -o "en.*?inet [^ ]* " | sed 's/.*inet \(.*\)$/\1/' | tail -n +2
function google { Q="$@";GOOG_URL='https://www.google.com/search?tbs=li:1&q=';AGENT="Mozilla/4.0";stream=$(curl -A "$AGENT" -skLm 10 "${GOOG_URL}${Q//\ /+}");echo "$stream" | grep -o "href=\"/url[^\&]*&" | sed 's/href=".url.q=\([^\&]*\).*/\1/';}
F=136; [[ $(($F % 4)) == 0 ]] && for i in $(seq 1 $(($F/4))); do echo -n $(($F-2*($i-1))),$((2*$i-1)),$((2*$i)),$(($F-2*$i+1)),; done | sed 's/,$/\n/' || echo "Make F a multiple of 4."
2014-06-11 01:21:08
User: Kayvlim
Functions: echo sed seq
0

Useful if you don't have at hand the ability to automatically create a booklet, but still want to.

F is the number of pages to print. It *must* be a multiple of 4; append extra blank pages if needed.

In evince, these are the steps to print it, adapted from https://help.gnome.org/users/evince/stable/duplex-npage.html.en :

1) Click File ▸ Print.

2) Choose the General tab.

Under Range, choose Pages.

Type the numbers of the pages in this order (this is what this one-liner does for you):

n, 1, 2, n-1, n-2, 3, 4, n-3, n-4, 5, 6, n-5, n-6, 7, 8, n-7, n-8, 9, 10, n-9, n-10, 11, 12, n-11...

...until you have typed n-number of pages.

3) Choose the Page Setup tab.

- Assuming a duplex printer:

Under Layout, in the Two-side menu, select Short Edge (Flip).

- If you can only print on one side, you have to print twice, one for the odd pages and one for the even pages.

In the Pages per side option, select 2.

In the Page ordering menu, select Left to right.

4) Click Print.

translate () {lang="ru"; text=$*; wget -U "Mozilla/5.0" -qO - "http://translate.google.com/translate_a/t?client=t&text=$text&sl=auto&tl=$lang" | sed 's/\[\[\[\"//' | cut -d \" -f 1}
2014-06-10 12:08:51
User: klisanor
Functions: cut sed wget
2
translate some text

Change lang from ru to something else.

docker ps | sed -e 's/ /\+/g' -e 's/CONTAINER ID/CONTAINER_ID/' | tr -s '+' '\t' | q -t 'select c1,substr(c7, 0, 40),c2,c6 from -' | column -t
2014-06-06 07:20:36
User: akaivola
Functions: column ps sed tr
0

When you run a lot of containers the built in docker ps output becomes unreadable. This command formats the output to be easier on the eyes.

Requires q (https://github.com/harelba/q) text as data.

col() { awk '{print $('$(echo $* | sed -e s/-/NF-/g -e 's/ /),$(/g')')}'; }
2014-06-05 18:01:31
User: tekniq
Functions: awk col echo sed
0

Something I do a lot is extract columns from some input where cut is not suitable because the columns are separated by not a single character but multiple spaces or tabs. So I often do things like:

... | awk '{print $7, $8}'

... which is a lot of typing, additionally slowed down when typing symbols like '{}$ ... Using the simple one-line function above makes it easier and faster:

... | col 7 8

How it works:

The one-liner defines a new function with name col

The function will execute awk, and it expects standard input (coming from a pipe or input redirection)

The function arguments are processed with sed to use them with awk: replace all spaces with ,$ so that for example 1 2 3 becomes 1,$2,$3, which is inserted into the awk command to become the well formatted shell command: awk '{print $1,$2,$3}'

Allows negative indexes to extract columns relative to the end of the line.

Credit: http://www.bashoneliners.com/oneliners/oneliner/144/

dig MX example.com +short | cut -d' ' -f2 | sed '1q;d' | xargs dig +short
sed 's/&/\&amp;/g; s/</\&lt;/g; s/>/\&gt;/g; s/"/\&quot;/g; s/'"'"'/\&#39;/g'
sudo efibootmgr --bootnext `efibootmgr | sed -n "s/^Boot\([0-9]\{4\}\)\* Windows Boot Manager$/\1/p"` && reboot
2014-05-31 11:51:52
User: moneytoo
Functions: sed sudo
0

Quickly reboot directly to Windows (or any other operating system) without the need to enter BIOS/UEFI or boot loader (if any). It's valid for one boot only, no persistent changes to boot priorities.

sed -i 's/^.*?].*?:\s//g' skype-chat-log.txt
2014-05-26 07:48:36
Functions: sed
0

Regular expression search pattern to remove the Datetime and Name when you paste from skype chat into your text editor

From this Gist:

https://gist.github.com/webstandardcss/3967760857d6be470dda

function alls() { alias -p | sed -n "/^alias $1/p" }
2014-05-15 17:22:21
User: busterc
Functions: alias sed
Tags: alias aliases
0

Search, find and list aliases that match a regexp.

# basic search example:

alls c.*

# loose search example:

alls .*sudo.*

# remember to double escape special characters; example:

alls .*\\/.*
git status --porcelain | sed -ne 's/^ M //p' | tr '\n' '\0' | tr -d '"' | xargs -0 vim
2014-05-08 08:36:27
User: uschrisf
Functions: sed tr xargs
Tags: vim git
0

Works even with spaces in filenames.

As an alias in .gitconfig:

[alias]

editchanged = "!git status --porcelain | sed -ne 's/^ M //p' | tr '\\n' '\\0' | tr -d '\"' | xargs -0 vim"

echo thisIsATest | sed -E 's/([A-Z])/_\L\1/g'
strings * |grep -v "Apple" |grep http |uniq |sed "s/<[^>]\+>//g"
for i in `grep -ri "?\|?\|?\|?\|?" * --col | cut -d: -f1 |sort -u `;do sed -i "s/?/\&aacute;/g" $i; sed -i "s/?/\&eacute;/g" $i; sed -i "s/?/\&iacute;/g" $i; sed -i "s/?/\&oacute;/g" $i; sed -i "s/?/\&uacute;/g" $i; echo "HTMLizing file [$i]";done
2014-04-24 11:43:36
User: linuxninja
Functions: cut echo sed sort
0

If we've many files containing (?, ?, ?, ?, ? ) characters instead of ?, ?,... etc,...

we can ue this simple command line running a sed command inside a for loop searching for files containing that characters.

Hope u like it! Enjoy! ;)

openssl rand -hex 6 | sed 's/\(..\)/:\1/g; s/^.\(.\)[0-3]/\12/; s/^.\(.\)[4-7]/\16/; s/^.\(.\)[89ab]/\1a/; s/^.\(.\)[cdef]/\1e/'
2014-04-23 21:43:38
User: phil_m
Functions: sed
Tags: Network bash mac
0

The sed script ensures that the "random" MAC address is unicast (bit 0 of first byte == 0) and local (bit 1 of first byte == 1)

sed -e 's/ .*//' -e 's/\.//' -e 's/^0*//' /proc/loadavg
2014-04-18 19:12:05
User: flatcap
Functions: sed
5

Show the current load of the CPU as a percentage.

Read the load from /proc/loadavg and convert it using sed:

Strip everything after the first whitespace:

sed -e 's/ .*//'

Delete the decimal point:

sed -e 's/\.//'

Remove leading zeroes:

sed -e 's/^0*//'
cdn() { cd $(ls -1d */ | sed -n $@p); }
echo thisIsATest | sed -r 's/([A-Z])/_\L\1/g'
2014-04-11 13:36:08
User: flatcap
Functions: echo sed
Tags: sed
1

Convert a camelCase string into snake_case.

To complement senorpedro's command.

echo "this_is_a_test" | sed -r 's/_([a-z])/\U\1/g'
for i in *; do inkscape $i --export-png=`echo $i | sed -e 's/svg$/png/'`; done
sed -n "/^.\{73,\}/p" < /path/to/file
2014-03-20 12:31:57
User: flatcap
Functions: sed
0

Filter out lines of input that contain 72, or fewer, characters.

"sed -n" : don't print lines by default

"/^.\{73,\}/" : find lines that start with 73 (or more) characters

"p" : print them

psql -h <SERVER NAME HERE> -c 'SELECT version();' | grep -v 'version\|---\|row\|^ *$' | sed 's/^\s*//'
2014-03-17 18:36:40
User: pnelsonsr
Functions: grep sed
0

In a multiple PostgreSQL server environment knowing the servers version can be important. Note that psql --version returns just the local psql apps version which may not be what you want. This command dumps the PostgreSQL servers version out to one line. You may need to add more command line options to the psql command for your connection environment.