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Save the Top 2500 commands from commandlinefu to a single text file

Terminal - Save the Top 2500 commands from commandlinefu to a single text file
curl http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/sort-by-votes/plaintext/[0-2500:25] | grep -v _curl_ > comfu.txt
2010-04-01 08:46:20
User: Neo23x0
Functions: grep
Save the Top 2500 commands from commandlinefu to a single text file


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Great ! I would like to cron it, but I don't want to kill commandlinefu website...

commandlinefu should make such a txt file available somewhere on the site and updated.


Comment by dooblem 260 weeks and 6 days ago

I don't get it, what is "[0-2500:25]" for? ":25"?

Comment by brubaker 260 weeks and 5 days ago

"[0-2500:25]" for? ":25"? means 0 to 2500 step 25

So with that said.

buddy's command above will only ever get the first steps of 25 and because he only single > would never get more then 1 page.

the real command should have been

curl http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/sort-by-votes/plaintext/[0-2500:1] | grep -v _curl_ >> ~/path/to/store/commandlinefu.top.2500.txt


Comment by BBL 258 weeks and 6 days ago

and to make it usable try:

curl http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/sort-by-votes/plaintext/[0-2500:1] | grep -v _curl_ >> /tmp/clfu.t && cat /tmp/clfu.t |uniq > ~/Desktop/commandlinefu.aprx.64184.cmds.txt && rm /tmp/clfu.t
Comment by BBL 258 weeks and 6 days ago

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