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cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep BogoMIPS | uniq | sed 's/^.*://g' | awk '{print($1 / 4) }'
sed -i '1iI am a new line' file.txt
2014-02-22 14:36:57
User: bbates
Functions: sed
0

You can use \n in your inserted data to insert multiple lines.

The leading number is the position in the file where you want the insert, so in this case a '1' indicates the top of the file.

unzip -p doc.odt content.xml | sed 's|<[^>]*>| |g' | wc -l
ps -eo etime,pid,pcpu,ppid,args | sed -e '/\[.\+\]/d' -e '/^[ \t]*[0-9]\{2\}:[0-9]\{2\} /d' | sort -k1r
2014-02-14 00:22:31
User: neurodrone
Functions: ps sed sort
0

If you have ever been trying to look for a list of processes based on their elapsed time you don't need to look any further.

This command lets you find the list of processes ordered in a reversed order (oldest at the top) that have been running for over an hour on your system. Any system processes are filtered out, leaving only user initiated ones in. I find it extremely useful for debugging and performance analysis.

any command | sed "s/^/\[`date +"%Y%m%d%H%M%S"`]/"
quickscript () { filename="$1"; history | cut -c 8- | sed -e '/^###/{h;d};H;$!d;x' | sed '$d' > ${filename:?No filename given} }
2014-02-09 12:19:29
User: joedhon
Functions: cut sed
1

In order to write bash-scripts, I often do the task manually to see how it works. I type ### at the start of my session.

The function fetches the commands from the last occurrence of '###', excluding the function call. You could prefix this with a here-document to have a proper script-header.

Delete some lines, add a few variables and a loop, and you're ready to go.

This function could probably be much shorter...

sed -ru 's/(.)\1{4,}/\1/g'
2014-02-03 12:26:05
User: kryptylomese
Functions: sed
0

Piping a repeated character through the command will result in a single character only if there are more than 4 of them e.g.

echo "aaaaaa bbbbb cccc ddd" | sed -ru 's/(.)\1{4,}/\1/g'

the output will be "a b cccc ddd"

sed -ru 's/(..)\1{2,}/\1/g'
2014-02-03 12:18:31
User: kryptylomese
Functions: sed
1

This will remove repeated characters e.g.

echo "xtxtxtxt" | sed -ru 's/(..)\1{2,}/\1/g'

the output will just be "xt"

for i in xxxx*.mp4; do j=`echo $i | sed 's/ - \([0-9][0-9]\). / S1E\1 - /g'`; mv "$i" "$j"; done
2014-02-01 21:17:33
User: tomtom99
Functions: mv sed
0

Renames all files in the following format

xxxxxx - 34. yyyyy.mp4

to the following format

xxxxxx S1E34 - yyyyy.mp4

find . -name "*.URL" | while read file ; do cat "$file" | sed 's/InternetShortcut/Desktop Entry/' | sed '/^\(URL\|\[\)/!d' > "$file".desktop && echo "Type=Link" >> "$file".desktop ; done
sed -n 's/.*\(\(\(^\| \)[0-9]\{1,3\}\.\)\{1\}\([0-9]\{1,3\}\.\)\{2\}[0-9]\{1,3\}\) .*/\1/gp'
2014-01-29 23:18:14
User: smkr
Functions: sed
Tags: sed ip address
0

looks for IPs at the beginning of the line or prefixed by a space

phpunit --log-json php://stdout | awk '$NF ~ '/,/' && $1 ~ /"(test|time)"/' | cut -d: -f2- | sed "N;s/\n/--/" | sed "s/,//"| awk 'BEGIN{FS="--"}; {print $2 $1}' | sort -r | head -n 5
iconv -f $(file -bi filename.ext | sed -e 's/.*[ ]charset=//') -t utf8 filename.ext > filename.ext
ls --color=never -1| grep -E "[0-9]{4}"|sed -re "s/^(.*)([0-9]{4})(.*)$/\2 \1\2\3/" | sort -r
finfo() { [[ -f "$(cygpath "$@")" ]] || { echo "bad-file";return 1;}; echo "$(wmic datafile where name=\""$(echo "$(cygpath -wa "$@")"|sed 's/\\/\\\\/g')"\" get /value)"|sed 's/\r//g;s/^M$//;/^$/d'|awk -F"=" '{print $1"=""\033[1m"$2"\033[0m"}';}
2013-12-30 07:47:41
User: lowjax
Functions: awk echo return sed
0

Pass the files path to finfo(), can be unix path, dos path, relative or absolute. The file is converted into an absolute nix path, then checked to see if it is in-fact a regular/existing file. Then converted into an absolute windows path and sent to "wmic". Then magic, you have windows file details right in the terminal. Uses: cygwin, cygpath, sed, and awk. Needs Windows WMI "wmic.exe" to be operational. The output is corrected for easy...

finfo notepad.exe finfo "C:\windows\system32\notepad.exe" finfo /cygdrive/c/Windows/System32/notepad.exe finfo "/cygdrive/c/Program Files/notepad.exe" finfo ../notepad.exe
bind -P | grep -v "is not" | sed -e 's/can be found on/:/' | column -s: -t
2013-12-19 12:30:19
User: leni536
Functions: column grep sed
0

Shows all available keyboard bindings in bash. Pretty printing.

curl -s -k https://www.kernel.org/feeds/kdist.xml | sed -n -e 's@.*<guid>\(.*\)</guid>.*@\1@p' | grep 'stable' | head -1 | awk -F , '{print $3}'
2013-12-17 23:59:27
User: Wafelijzer
Functions: awk grep head sed
Tags: kernel
0

Fetches latest stable release version from first entry between tags

for fn in *.epub; do echo mv \"$fn\" \"`echo "$fn" | sed -E 's/\.*\/*(.*)( - )(.*)(\.[^\.]+)$/\3\2\1\4/' | sed -E 's/(.*) ([^ ]+)( - )(.*)/\2, \1\3\4/' `\";done | sh
2013-11-30 05:29:52
User: woohoo
Functions: echo mv sed
0

If you want to test output, run it like this:

for fn in *.epub; do echo mv \"$fn\" \"`echo "$fn" | sed -E 's/\.*\/*(.*)( - )(.*)(\.[^\.]+)$/\3\2\1\4/' | sed -E 's/(.*) ([^ ]+)( - )(.*)/\2, \1\3\4/' `\";done > rename.txt

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 "(?<=>)[^<].*[^>](?=<)"
mv /etc/fstab /etc/fstab.old && mount | awk '{print $1, $3, $5, $6}'| sed s/\(//g|sed s/\)/' 0 0'/g >> /etc/fstab
find -type f -name '*.conf' -exec sed -Ei 's/foo/bar/' '{}' \;
2013-11-21 16:07:06
Functions: find sed
0

note that sed -i is non-standard (although both GNU and current BSD systems support it)

Can also be accomplished with

find . -name "*.txt" | xargs perl -pi -e 's/old/new/g'

as shown here - http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/223/a-find-and-replace-within-text-based-files-to-locate-and-rewrite-text-en-mass.

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
sed -n '/jan\|Jan\|JAN\|JAn\|jAn\|jAN\|jaN/p' data.txt > jan-only-data.txt
cat file | paste -s -d'%' - | sed 's/\(^\|$\)/"/g;s/%/","/g'