Commands tagged jq (21)


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    curl -s https://ipvigilante.com/$(curl -s https://ipinfo.io/ip) | jq '.data.latitude, .data.longitude, .data.city_name, .data.country_name'
    emphazer · 2019-04-26 09:15:00 48
  • jq is amazing for manipulating json on the commandline, but the developers have some weird ideas about how to handle shell redirections. This command works around them. Further reading: https://github.com/stedolan/jq/issues/1110


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    diff <(jq . -M -S < old.json) <(jq . -M -S < new.json)
    malathion · 2018-10-11 20:59:48 454
  • Returns the current price of a troy ounce of gold, in USD. Requires the "jq" JSON parser. Show Sample Output


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    echo "Gold price is" $(wget https://rate-exchange-1.appspot.com/currency\?from=XAU\&to=USD -q -O - | jq ".rate") "USD"
    lordtoran · 2015-11-11 14:20:06 18
  • It is the same but more faster real 0m0,007s user 0m0,011s sys 0m0,000s with my solution real 0m0,038s user 0m0,044s sys 0m0,000s with your solution :) Show Sample Output


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    lsblk | grep -v part | awk '{print $1 "\t" $4}'
    gecco · 2022-01-11 13:31:04 238
  • Use the AWS CLI tools to generate a list instances, then pipe them to JQ to show only their launch time and instance id. Finally use sort to bring them out in runtime order. Find all those instances you launched months ago and have forgotten about. Show Sample Output


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    aws ec2 describe-instances | jq '.["Reservations"]|.[]|.Instances|.[]|.LaunchTime + " " + .InstanceId' | sort -n
    andrewtayloruk · 2014-02-03 07:59:47 19
  • You can do the filtering natively in the aws cli, without using jq (although jq is awesome!) Show Sample Output


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    aws ec2 describe-instances --query 'Reservations[*].Instances[*].[InstanceId,LaunchTime]' --output text | sort -n -k 2
    hakamadare · 2014-06-16 21:51:51 7
  • Uses the python-based AWS CLI (https://aws.amazon.com/cli/) and the JSON query tool, JQ (https://stedolan.github.io/jq/)


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    aws ec2 describe-snapshots --filter 'Name=volume-id,Values=vol-abcd1234' | jq '.[]|max_by(.StartTime)|.SnapshotId'
    thatinstant · 2014-06-26 20:26:23 8

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    curl -s httpbin.org/ip | jq -r .origin
    tebeka · 2016-08-11 04:20:48 15
  • With this command you can convert a tab separate file (TSV) into a JSON file with jq. For example, this input.tsv i-0b9adca882e5e6326 172.16.0.188 i-088dd69e5c3624888 172.16.0.102 i-0e70eac180537d4aa 172.16.0.85 will produce the showed output. Show Sample Output


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    cat input.tsv | jq --raw-input --slurp 'split("\n") | map(split("\t")) | .[0:-1] | map( { "id": .[0], "ip": .[1] } )'
    nordri · 2019-10-01 10:52:35 259
  • Use lsbk (list block) and jq (to manipulate a JSON on the command line) to display partition information: Show Sample Output


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    lsblk --json | jq -c '.blockdevices[]|[.name,.size]'
    mikhail · 2021-12-22 22:31:07 281
  • Frustrated with the manual domain migration process AWS has, I unsuccessfully tried to install cli53, route53-transfer. I instead wrote this oneliner to ease the export (which is not supported via the AWS console ATM). The output can be easily pasted into the "Import Hosted Zone" dialog in Route53. SOA/NS records are excluded since they cannot be automatically imported. Show Sample Output


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    echo -e "\$ORIGIN\tumccr.org.\n\$TTL\t1h\n" && aws route53 list-resource-record-sets --hosted-zone-id Z1EEXAMPLE9SF3 | jq -r '.ResourceRecordSets[] | [.Name, .Type, .ResourceRecords[0].Value] | join("\t")' - | grep -vE "NS|SOA"
    brainstorm · 2018-06-15 01:19:21 269
  • Sometimes things break. You can find the most recent errors using a combination of journalctl, along with the classic tools sort and uniq Show Sample Output


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    journalctl --no-pager --since today --grep 'fail|error|fatal' --output json | jq '._EXE' | sort | uniq -c | sort --numeric --reverse --key 1
    mikhail · 2021-12-22 22:27:17 221
  • Uses the python-based AWS CLI (https://aws.amazon.com/cli/) and the JSON query tool, JQ (https://stedolan.github.io/jq/)


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    aws ec2 describe-instances --query "Reservations[*].Instances[*]" | jq '.[]|.[]|(if .Tags then (.Tags[]|select(.Key == "Name").Value) else empty end)+", " +.InstanceId'
    thatinstant · 2014-06-26 20:01:12 7
  • If you have a load of logstash events in a redis queue (here named "logstash"), here's a fast way to examine the type and message of the event.


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    for i in {0..100}; do redis-cli LINDEX logstash ${i} | jq .type,.message; done
    crccheck · 2015-05-22 16:01:02 10
  • Returns the global weighted BTC rate in EUR. Requires the "jq" JSON parser. Show Sample Output


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    echo "BTC rate is" $(wget https://api.bitcoinaverage.com/ticker/global/EUR/ -q -O - | jq ".last") "?"
    lordtoran · 2015-09-28 23:03:59 13
  • Grabs the first JSON file in the directory, reads its keys, prints TSV, then prints all the json files' values as TSV. Nested objects appear as json. Unhappy times if your json has literal tabs in it. Show Sample Output


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    jq -r 'keys | join("\t")' $(ls -f *.json | head -1) && jq -Sr 'to_entries | [ .[] | .value | tostring ] | join("\t")' *.json
    drjeats · 2016-04-08 23:30:30 12
  • Looking up the id of a CF domain can be painful. Not anymore with this tip. Show Sample Output


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    aws cloudfront list-distributions | jq -r '.DistributionList | .Items | .[] | .Id + " " + .Aliases.Items[]'
    hendry · 2016-09-19 06:36:59 16
  • # Usage: ftagmarks TAG BOOKMARKS.JSON ftagmarks Bash ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/bookmarkbackups/bookmarks-*.json Tag can be partial matching, e.g. input 'Bas' or 'ash' will match 'Bash' tag. # Exact tag matching: ftagmark(){ jq -r --arg t "$1" '.children[] as $i|if $i.root == "tagsFolder" then ([$i.children[] as $j|{title: ($j.title), urls: [$j.children[].uri]}]) else empty end|.[] as $k|if $k.title == $t then $k.urls else empty end|.[]?' "$2"; } Usage: ftagmark TAG BOOKMARKS.JSON # List all tags: ftagmarkl(){ jq -r '.children[] as $i | if $i.root == "tagsFolder" then $i.children[].title else empty end' "$1"; } Usage: ftagmarkl BOOKMARKS.JSON # Requires: `jq` - must have CLI JSON processor http://stedolan.github.io/jq Show Sample Output


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    ftagmarks(){ jq -r --arg t "$1" '.children[] as $i|if $i.root == "tagsFolder" then ([$i.children[] as $j|{title: ($j.title), urls: [$j.children[].uri]}]) else empty end|.[] as $k|if ($k.title|contains($t)) then $k.urls else empty end|.[]?' "$2"; }
    qwertyroot · 2016-12-24 15:12:04 15
  • Compactly display a bitcoin-cli fee estimate in satoshis/Byte, sat/B, date time stamp. Change the 6 to the desired number of confirmations. Display in btc/KB unit of measure: printf %g "$(bccli estimatesmartfee 6 "ECONOMICAL" | jq .feerate)";printf " btc/KB estimated feerate for 6 confirmations\nMultiply by 100,000 to get sat/B\n"; Two settings for estimate mode are "ECONOMICAL". "CONSERVATIVE" is the same as "UNSET" # jq is a json filter. sudo apt-get install jq Show Sample Output


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    printf %g "$(bitcoin-cli estimatesmartfee 6 "ECONOMICAL" | jq .feerate*100000)";printf " sat/B estimated feerate for 6 confirmations as of $(date +%c)\nDivide by 100,000 to get btc/KB\n"
    deinerson1 · 2018-06-20 13:40:32 273
  • This allows you to get all instance profiles (roles) for a given set of tags. Lists it in CSV Show Sample Output


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    aws ec2 describe-instances --region us-east-1 --filters "Name=tag:YourTag,Values=YourValue" | jq '.["Reservations"]|.[]|.Instances|.[]|.IamInstanceProfile.Arn + "," +.InstanceId'
    symgryph · 2019-04-15 16:33:41 34
  • The only pre-requisite is jq (and curl, obviously). The other version used grep, but jq is much more suited to JSON parsing than that. Show Sample Output


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    btc() { echo "1 BTC = $(curl -s https://api.coindesk.com/v1/bpi/currentprice/$1.json | jq .bpi.\"$1\".rate | tr -d \"\"\") $1"; }
    benjabean1 · 2015-09-19 02:49:30 22

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