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Search for commands from the command line

Terminal - Search for commands from the command line
clfu-seach <search words>
2009-05-14 19:54:45
User: aurium
Search for commands from the command line

Search at CommandLineFu.com from your terminal.

Get the clfu-seach at http://www.colivre.coop.br/Aurium/CLFUSearch


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stupid joke. There ain't no such program "clfu-seach" in the world

Comment by Charon 310 weeks and 2 days ago

ok, I take my words back. Downloaded and it works

Comment by Charon 310 weeks and 2 days ago

Nicely done,

I like how you format the output!

Unfortunately you are printing results from search auto-complete and this site has unsorted autocomplete.

For example if I search "sort" the autocomplete gives me 5 results which are by far not the highest scored results. When actually searching the results are better.

Also when searching "sort" there is a result with negative score which escapes your sed filtering.

Comment by Iftah 310 weeks ago

In your .bash_aliases file :

# command line search

function clfu-search() {

wget -q -O /dev/stdout --post-data "q=$1" http://www.commandlinefu.com/search/autocomplete | grep "class=\"autocomplete-command\"" | sed -e 's/^.*\(.*\)/\1/' -e 's///' | sort -u


Comment by richard 310 weeks ago
function clfu-search() { wget -q -O /dev/stdout --post-data "q=$1" http://www.commandlinefu.com/search/autocomplete | grep "class=\"autocomplete-command\"" | sed -e 's/^.*<strong>\(.*\)<\/strong>/\1/' -e 's/<\/div>//' | sort -u }
Comment by richard 310 weeks ago

Very dangerous !

Comment by GouNiNi 309 weeks and 6 days ago

Searches, but no results output

Comment by talktoyourpillow 309 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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