Commands tagged sort (154)

  • List all open files of all processes. . find /proc/*/fd Look through the /proc file descriptors . -xtype f list only symlinks to file . -printf "%l\n" print the symlink target . grep -P '^/(?!dev|proc|sys)' ignore files from /dev /proc or /sys . sort | uniq -c | sort -n count the results . Many processes will create and immediately delete temporary files. These can the filtered out by adding: ... | grep -v " (deleted)$" | ... Show Sample Output


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    find /proc/*/fd -xtype f -printf "%l\n" | grep -P '^/(?!dev|proc|sys)' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n
    flatcap · 2015-08-18 17:58:21 0
  • Sort Apache access logs by date and time using sort key field feature


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    sort -s -b -t' ' -k 4.9,4.12n -k 4.5,4.7M -k 4.2,4.3n -k 4.14,4.15n -k 4.17,4.18n -k 4.20,4.21n access.log*
    sesom42 · 2015-07-16 00:22:03 0
  • Find biggest files in a directory Show Sample Output


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    find . -printf '%.5m %10M %#9u %-9g %TY-%Tm-%Td+%Tr [%Y] %s %p\n'|sort -nrk8|head
    AskApache · 2014-12-10 23:48:20 1
  • This will list all the files that are a gigabyte or larger in the current working directory. Change the G in the regex to be a M and you'll find all files that are a megabyte up to but not including a gigabyte. Show Sample Output


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    du -hs * |egrep -i "^(\s?\d+\.?\d+G)"
    krizzo · 2014-12-09 15:23:21 1
  • I'm sure there's a more elegant sed version for the tr + grep section.


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    ls | tr '[[:punct:][:space:]]' '\n' | grep -v "^\s*$" | sort | uniq -c | sort -bn
    qdrizh · 2014-10-14 09:52:28 0
  • capture 2000 packets and print the top 10 talkers


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    tcpdump -tnn -c 2000 -i eth0 | awk -F "." '{print $1"."$2"."$3"."$4}' | sort | uniq -c | sort -nr | awk ' $1 > 10 '
    hochmeister · 2014-09-26 01:15:23 1
  • credit shall fall to this for non-gzipped version: https://gist.github.com/marcanuy/a08d5f2d9c19ba621399 Show Sample Output


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    zcat error.log.gz | sed 's^\[.*\]^^g' | sed 's^\, referer: [^\n]*^^g' | sort | uniq -c | sort -n
    zanhsieh · 2014-09-24 05:26:24 0
  • Caution: distructive overwrite of filenames Useful for concatenating pdfs in date order using pdftk


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    find . -name "*.pdf" -print0 | xargs -r0 stat -c %y\ %n | sort|awk '{print $4}'|gawk 'BEGIN{ a=1 }{ printf "mv %s %04d.pdf\n", $0, a++ }' | bash
    Randy_Legault · 2014-09-23 06:40:45 1

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    mco ping | head -n -4 | awk '{print $1}' | sort
    mrwulf · 2014-06-24 18:20:16 0
  • Remove duplicate line in a text file.


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    sort in-file.txt | uniq -u > out-file.txt
    SMed79 · 2014-02-16 07:26:37 1

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    ls -1 | xargs ruby -e'puts ARGV.shuffle'
    jacaetevha · 2014-01-17 17:42:08 0

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    dpkg-query -W --showformat='${Installed-Size}\t${Package}\n' | sort -nr | less
    dfear · 2014-01-06 01:11:36 0

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    ls --color=never -1| grep -E "[0-9]{4}"|sed -re "s/^(.*)([0-9]{4})(.*)$/\2 \1\2\3/" | sort -r
    ysangkok · 2014-01-04 20:50:12 0

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    dpkg-query -Wf '${Installed-Size}\t${Status}\t${Package}\n' | sort -n | grep installed
    falcald · 2013-09-29 15:12:03 0
  • Same as the rest, but handle IPv6 short IPs. Also, sort in the order that you're probably looking for. Show Sample Output


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    netstat -ntu | awk ' $5 ~ /^(::ffff:|[0-9|])/ { gsub("::ffff:","",$5); print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -nr
    mrwulf · 2013-09-10 19:28:06 0
  • bit of a contrived example and playing to my OCD but nice for quick scripted output of listening ports which is sorted by port, ip address and protocol. Show Sample Output


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    sudo netstat -plntu --inet | sort -t: -k2,2n | sort --stable -t. -k 1,1n -k 2,2n -k 3,3n -k 4,4n | sort -s -t" " -k1,1
    thechile · 2013-08-13 09:21:26 0
  • Goes through all files in the directory specified, uses `stat` to print out last modification time, then sorts numerically in reverse, then uses cut to remove the modified epoch timestamp and finally head to only output the last 10 modified files. Note that on a Mac `stat` won't work like this, you'll need to use either: find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 stat -f '%m%t%Sm %12z %N' | sort -nr | cut -f2- | head or alternatively do a `brew install coreutils` and then replace `stat` with `gstat` in the original command. Show Sample Output


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    find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 stat -c'%Y :%y %12s %n' | sort -nr | cut -d: -f2- | head
    HerbCSO · 2013-08-03 09:53:46 2
  • The other commands were good, but they included packages that were installed and then removed. This command only shows packages that are currently installed, sorts smallest to largest, and formats the sizes to be human readable. Show Sample Output


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    dpkg-query --show --showformat='${Package;-50}\t${Installed-Size}\n' `aptitude --display-format '%p' search '?installed!?automatic'` | sort -k 2 -n | grep -v deinstall | awk '{printf "%.3f MB \t %s\n", $2/(1024), $1}'
    EvilDennisR · 2013-07-26 23:18:20 0
  • This uses the ability of find (at least the one from GNU findutils that is shiped with most linux distros) to display change time as part of its output. No xargs needed.


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    find -printf "%C@ %p\n"|sort
    oivvio · 2013-06-19 10:42:49 2

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    awk '{print $1}' ~/.bash_history | sort | uniq -c | sort -rn | head -n 10
    nesses · 2013-05-03 16:24:30 0

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    groups $(cut -f1 -d":" /etc/passwd) | sort
    tpaisndbgps · 2013-04-27 07:12:22 0
  • Finds files modified today since 00:00, removes ugly dotslash characters in front of every filename, and sorts them. *EDITED* with the advices coming from flatcap (thanks!)


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    find -maxdepth 1 -type f -newermt "00:00" -printf "%f\n" | sort
    TetsuyO · 2013-03-23 12:50:01 4
  • This command is more robust because it handles spaces, newlines and control characters in filenames. It uses printf, not ls, to determine file size.


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    count=0;while IFS= read -r -d '' line; do echo "${line#* }"; ((++count==5)) && break; done < <(find . -type f -printf '%s %p\0' | sort -znr)
    sharfah · 2013-03-19 17:19:26 0
  • Find top 5 big files


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    find . -type f -exec ls -s {} \; | sort -n -r | head -5
    opexxx · 2013-03-19 12:16:24 1
  • Get the longest match of file extension (Ex. For 'foo.tar.gz', you get '.tar.gz' instead of '.gz') Show Sample Output


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    find /some/path -type f -printf '%f\n' | grep -o '\..\+$' | sort | uniq -c | sort -rn
    skkzsh · 2013-03-18 14:42:29 1
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