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perhaps you should use CMD[$2] instead of CMD[$4]
Counts of messages by recipient, with frozen messages excluded.
I don't like doing a massive sort on all the directory names just to get a small set of them. the above shows a sorted list of all directories over 1GB. use head as well if you want.
du's "-x" flag limits this to one file system. That's mostly useful when you run it on "/" but don't want "/proc" and "/dev" and so forth. Remember though that it will also exclude "/home" or "/var" if those are separate partitions.
the "-a" option is often useful too, for listing large files as well as large directories. Might be slower.
list the top 15 folders by decreasing size in MB
I use this one-liner to search my sourcecode to find out where tags are named and since there's no easy way in XCode to see what values have already been used.
Display all pid less the 300 processes info
set CDIR for it to work right..
This commands queries the delicious api then runs the xml through xml2, grabs the urls cuts out the first two columns, passes through uniq to remove duplicates if any, and then goes into linkchecker who checks the links. the links go the blacklist in ~/.linkchecker/blacklist. please see the manual pages for further info peeps. I took me a few days to figure this one out. I how you enjoy it. Also don't run these api more then once a few seconds you can get banned by delicious see their site for info. ~updated for no recursive
This one has a better performance, as it is a one pass count with awk. For this script it might not matter, but for others it is a good optiomization.
top 10 of access log
parallel can be installed on your central node and can be used to run a command multiple times.
In this example, multiple ssh connections are used to run commands. (-j is the number of jobs to run at the same time). The result can then be piped to commands to perform the "reduce" stage. (sort then uniq in this example).
This example assumes "keyless ssh login" has been set up between the central node and all machines in the cluster.
bashreduce may also do what you want.
make usable on OSX with filenames containing spaces. note: will still break if filenames contain newlines... possible, but who does that?!
the column number is '6'
Output contains also garbage (text parts from netstat's output) but it's good enough for quick check who's overloading your server.
The number on the far right is ratio of comments to code, expressed as a percentage. For the rest of the Yardstick documentation see https://github.com/calmh/yardstick/blob/master/README.md#reported-metrics
Go to "https://twitter.com/search/realtime?q=%23TeamFollowBack&src=hash" and then copy al the text on the page. If you scroll down the page will be bigger. Then put al the text in a text file called twit.txt
If you follow the user there is a high probability the users give you follow back.
To follow all the users you can use an iMacros script.
Interesting to see which packages are larger than the kernel package.
Useful to understand which RPMs might be candidates to remove if drive space is restricted.