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find / -type f -size +100M -exec du {} \; | sort -n | tail -10 | cut -f 2
find . -type f -size +500M -exec du {} \; | sort -n
2010-11-09 18:15:44
Functions: du find sort
Tags: size find
1

Greater than 500M and sorted by size.

find / -type f 2>/dev/null | xargs du 2>/dev/null | sort -n | tail -n 10 | cut -f 2 | xargs -n 1 du -h
2010-11-09 13:45:11
User: mxc
Functions: cut du find sort tail xargs
Tags: disk usage
1

Often you need to find the files that are taking up the most disk space in order to free up space asap. This script can be run on the enitre filesystem as root or on a home directory to find the largest files.

tr -cs A-Za-z '\n' | sort | uniq -ci
2010-10-20 04:12:58
Functions: sort tr uniq
Tags: sort uniq tr
0

Gives the same results as the command by putnamhill using nine less characters.

tr A-Z a-z | tr -cs a-z '\n' | sort | uniq -c
tr A-Z a-z | tr -d "[[:punct:]][[:digit:]]" | tr ' /_' '\n' | sort | uniq -c
tr A-Z a-z | tr -d 0-9\[\],\*-.?\:\"\(\)#\;\<\>\@ | tr ' /_' '\n' | sort | uniq -c
du --max-depth=1|sort -n|cut -f2|tr '\n' '\0'|xargs -0 du -sh 2>/dev/null
svn log -q | grep -v "^-" | cut -d "|" -f 2 | sort -u
svn log --stop-on-copy | grep r[0-9] | awk '{print $1}' | sed "s/r//" | sort -n | head -1
du -a --max-depth=1 | sort -n
sudo du -sm * | sort -n
2010-09-24 17:56:41
User: wabi
Functions: du sort sudo
0

sudo is optional, but to find out about all files, it is nice, or else run as superuser, ie: su -c 'du -sm * | sort -n'

sort -R SOMEFILE
2010-09-16 22:29:27
User: miniker84
Functions: sort
4

Works in sort (GNU coreutils) 7.4, don't know when it was implemented but sometime the last 6 years.

netstat -n | grep '^tcp.*<IP>:<PORT>' | tr " " | awk 'BEGIN{FS="( |:)"}{print $6}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n -k1 | awk '{if ($1 >= 10){print $2}}'
2010-09-16 21:06:30
User: guptavi
Functions: awk grep netstat sort tr uniq
1

This command is primarily going to work on linux boxes.

and needs to be changed, for example

IP=10\.194\.194\.2

PORT=389

svn log 2>&1 | egrep '^r[0-9]+' | cut -d "|" -f2 | sort | uniq -c
feh --bg-center `ls -U1 |sort -R |head -1`
wget -O- -q http://www.nomachine.com/download-package.php?Prod_Id=2067 | sed -n -e 'H;${x;s/\n/ /g;p;}' | sed -e "s/[Hh][Rr][Ee][Ff]=\"/\n/g" | cut -d "\"" -f1 | sort -u | grep deb$
wget http://forums.dropbox.com && wget $(cat index.html|grep "Latest Forum Build"|cut -d"\"" -f2) && wget $(cat topic.php*|grep "Linux x86:"|cut -d"\"" -f2|sort -r|head -n1) && rm -rf ~/.dropbox* && rm index.html *.php* && tar zxvf dropbox-*.tar.gz -C ~/
find /DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/ -regextype posix-egrep -iregex '.*?\.(ogg|mp3)' | sort > ~/mylist.m3u
Array1=( "one" "two" "three" "four" "five" );Array2=( "four" "five" "six" "seven" );savedIFS="${IFS}";IFS=$'\n';Array3=($(comm -12 <(echo "${Array1[*]}" |sort -u) <(echo "${Array2[*]}" | sort -u)));IFS=$savedIFS
2010-08-23 19:25:22
User: elofland
Functions: comm echo sort
0

the comm utility (opposite of diff) show commonalities in files (in this case strings)

find /path/to/dir -type f -name '*.*' | sed 's@.*/.*\.@.@' | sort | uniq
2010-08-12 15:48:54
User: putnamhill
Functions: find sed sort
1

If your grep doesn't have an -o option, you can use sed instead.

find /path/to/dir -type f | grep -o '\.[^./]*$' | sort | uniq
svn status | awk '{print $2}' | xargs du | sort -n | tail
git log --format='%aN <%aE>' | awk '{arr[$0]++} END{for (i in arr){print arr[i], i;}}' | sort -rn | cut -d\ -f2-
2010-07-19 11:40:52
Functions: awk cut sort
Tags: git
2

Gets the authors, sorts by number of commits (as a vague way of estimating how much of the project is their work, i.e. the higher in the list, the more they've done) and then outputs the results.

sort -t $'\t' -k 2 input.txt
2010-07-11 12:58:51
User: postrational
Functions: sort
4

Use this BASH trick to create a variable containing the TAB character and pass it as the argument to sort, join, cut and other commands which don't understand the \t notation.

sort -t $'\t' ... join -t $'\t' ... cut -d $'\t' ...