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Echo the latest commands from commandlinefu on the console

Terminal - Echo the latest commands from commandlinefu on the console
wget -O - http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/rss 2>/dev/null | awk '/\s*<title/ {z=match($0, /CDATA\[([^\]]*)\]/, b);print b[1]} /\s*<description/ {c=match($0, /code>(.*)<\/code>/, d);print d[1]"\n"} '
2009-01-30 19:16:50
User: root
Functions: awk wget
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Echo the latest commands from commandlinefu on the console

Self-referential use of wget.

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There are 6 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
wget -O - http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/rss 2>/dev/null | awk '/\s*<title/ {z=match($0, /CDATA\[([^\]]*)\]/, b);print b[1]} /\s*<description/ {c=match($0, /code>(.*)<\/code>/, d);print d[1]} ' | grep -v "^$"
2010-06-29 16:22:03
User: nikunj
Functions: awk grep wget
Tags: awk grep meta
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A Quick variation to the latest commands list with the new-lines skipped. This is faster to read.

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Doesn't work for me. Is this gawk-dependent?

Comment by porges 285 weeks and 4 days ago

works for me however i would like to be able to print to a file without bash throwing a fit

Comment by ihasn 285 weeks and 3 days ago

awk: line 1: syntax error at or near ,

awk: line 1: syntax error at or near ,

Comment by eseven73 283 weeks and 6 days ago

It is gawk dependent. Replace "awk" with "gawk" and it should work.

Comment by DEinspanjer 282 weeks and 6 days ago

I like this but I think the description is misleading. The correct description I believe is:

list the descriptions of the latest commands posted to CLFU.

Comment by IF_Rock 171 weeks and 5 days ago

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