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sudo lsof | grep 'DEL.*lib' | cut -f 1 -d ' ' | sort -u
find . -maxdepth 1 -printf '%A@\t%p\n' | sort -r | cut -f 2,2 | head -1
netstat -ntu | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n
for file in `find *| sort -n | sed 's% %?%g'`; do echo "${file//?/ }"; cp --parents "${file//?/ }" /destinity_folder/ ;done
sort -u < /sys/class/net/*/address
2011-05-18 17:50:44
User: marssi
Functions: sort
Tags: sort mac

List all MAC addresses on a Linux box. sort -u is useful when having virtual interfaces.

cat /proc/mounts | awk '{print $2}' | grep "^$MOUNTPOINT" | sort -r | xargs umount
2011-05-17 05:54:42
User: boni
Functions: awk cat grep sort xargs

Original: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=194342

echo $(( $( date +%s ) - $( stat -c %Y * | sort -nr | head -n 1 ) ))
pacman -Qi $(pacman -Qq)|grep 'Name\|Size'| cut -d: -f2 | paste - - | column -t | sort -nk2
du -kh --max-depth=1 | sort -n |head
find . -printf '%d\n' | sort -n | tail -1
cut -f1 -d" " ~/.bash_history | sort | uniq -c | sort -nr | head -n 30
du --max-depth=1 -B M |sort -rn
2011-04-12 15:01:12
Functions: du sort
Tags: bash du sh

If you're only using -m or -k, you will need to remember they are either in Megabyte or kilobyte forms. So by using -B, it gives you the unit of the size measurement, which helps you from reading the result faster. You can try with -B K as well.

find /path/to/dir -type f |sed 's/^.*\.//' |sort -f |uniq -i
du -h --max-depth=1 | sort -hr
2011-04-07 18:01:18
User: splante
Functions: du sort
Tags: sort du

Credit goes to brun65i but he posted it as a comment instead as an alternative. I hadn't noticed the -h option on sort before and this seems like the cleanest alternative. Thanks Brun65i!

lynx --dump http://www.seeon.tv/channels| grep "/channels"|awk '{print $2}'|sort -u|while read links; do lynx --dump "$links"|awk '/view/ {print $2}'|sort -u; done
2011-04-01 05:58:20
User: Bonster
Functions: awk grep read sort

This shows a list of channels from seeon.tv website to watch shows and movies

ps -eo stat= | sort | uniq -c | sort -n
2011-03-25 13:01:42
User: fossilet
Functions: ps sort uniq

Use ps instead of top. But do not use BSD options at all, they are confusing.

Use "s=" or "state=" to show consice process statuses.

nohup df -k | sort -rn 12
df -h | grep -v ^none | ( read header ; echo "$header" ; sort -rn -k 5)
2011-03-16 14:25:45
User: purpleturtle
Functions: df echo grep read sort
Tags: sort headers df

Show disk space info, grepping out the uninteresting ones beginning with ^none while we're at it.

The main point of this submission is the way it maintains the header row with the command grouping, by removing it from the pipeline before it gets fed into the sort command. (I'm surprised sort doesn't have an option to skip a header row, actually..)

It took me a while to work out how to do this, I thought of it as I was drifting off to sleep last night!

perl -m'AptPkg::Cache' -le '$c=AptPkg::Cache->new; for (keys %$c){ push @a, $_ if $c->{$_}->{'CurrentState'} eq 'Installed';} print for sort @a;'
2011-03-14 23:56:43
User: dbbolton
Functions: perl sort

A space-padded version:

perl -m'AptPkg::Cache' -e '$c=AptPkg::Cache->new; for (keys %$c){ push @a, $_ if $c->{$_}->{'CurrentState'} eq 'Installed';} print "$_ " for sort @a;'
echo Selected $(ls -1 | sort -R | head -n 1)
ls -1 | sort -R | sed -n 's/^/Selected /;1p'
cat /backup/hd7/rdiff-log.txt |grep Processing | awk '{ print $4 }' | sed -e 's/\// /g' | awk '{ print $1 }' |uniq -c |sort -n
history | awk '{print $2}' | awk 'BEGIN {FS="|"}{print $1}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n | tail | sort -nr
export PATH=$PATH$(find "$PWD" -name '.*' -prune -o -type f -a -perm /u+x -printf ':%h\n' | sort -u | tr -d '\n'); echo $PATH
2011-03-11 19:31:17
User: dexterhu
Functions: echo export find sort tr

(1) don't run twice, or the same folder will occur in $PATH.

(2) otherwise you need to start a new terminal

CLASSPATH=.; export CLASSPATH=$CLASSPATH$(find "$PWD" -name '*.jar' -type f -printf ':%p\n' | sort -u | tr -d '\n'); echo $CLASSPATH