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  • # 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 Show Sample Output

    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 5

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    take dirname
    prabhakaran9397 · 2017-09-26 16:12:46 7
  • Use this function with bash version 4+ to convert arbitrary hexadecimal sequences to binary. If you don't have bash 4+ then modify the lowercase to uppercase demangling statement s=${@^^} to set s equal to the uppercase hex input or the bc command throws an input parser error. Show Sample Output

    hex2bin () { s=${@^^}; for i in $(seq 0 1 $((${#s}-1))); do printf "%04s" `printf "ibase=16; obase=2; ${s:$i:1};\n" | bc` ; done; printf "\n"; }
    RiskNerd · 2018-10-02 22:02:33 12
  • The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a compatibility layer for running binary Linux executables natively in Windows. A folder such as "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files" is represented as "/mnt/c/Program Files (x86)/Common Files". This function allows you to change the current directory to a Windows folder. Show Sample Output

    function _cd() { local dir; dir="$(sed -e 's~\([a-z]\):~/mnt/\L\1~gi' <<< "${*//'\'/"/"}" )"; if [ -d "$dir" ]; then cd "$dir" || exit; fi; }
    mikhail · 2019-06-06 17:53:28 20
  • MacOS Solution due to lack of pidof command and procfs on MacOS Kernel. Show Sample Output

    function _xterm_cwds() { for pid in $(pgrep -x zsh); do reply+=$(lsof -p $pid | grep cwd | awk '{print $9}') done }; function xcd() { cd $1 }; compctl -K _xterm_cwds xcd
    cdiehl · 2019-06-15 02:26:11 15
  • Should run anywhere that Bash works.. Your mileage may vary. Show Sample Output

    alias functions='shopt -s extdebug;declare -F | grep -v "declare -f _" | declare -F $(awk "{print $3}") | column -t;shopt -u extdebug'
    goeltzec · 2021-11-22 06:49:36 279
  • Same thing just a different way to get there. You will need lynx

    lynx --dump --source | grep `lynx --dump | egrep '(png|jpg)'` | grep title | cut -d = -f2,3 | cut -d '"' -f2,4 | sed -e 's/"/|/g' | awk -F"|" ' { system("display " $1);system("echo "$2); } '
    solarislackware · 2009-12-03 18:53:57 1
  • The shell has perfectly adequate pattern matching for simple expressions. Show Sample Output

    function ends_in_y() { case $(date +%A) in *y ) true ;; * ) false ;; esac } ; ends_in_y && echo ok
    unixmonkey9199 · 2010-04-06 22:18:52 1
  • Output the html from xkcd's index.html, filter out the html tags, and then view it in gwenview. Show Sample Output

    gwenview `wget -O - | grep 'png' | grep '<img src="' | sed s/title=\".*//g | sed 's/.png\"/.png/g' | sed 's/<img src=\"//g'`
    hunterm · 2010-08-24 22:21:51 2
  • Shorter version with curl and awk

    eog `curl '' | awk -F "ng): |</h" '/embedding/{print $2}'`
    dog · 2010-08-25 14:04:30 1
  • Just added view with the eog viewer.

    wget -O xkcd_$(date +%y-%m-%d).png `lynx --dump|grep png`; eog xkcd_$(date +%y-%m-%d).png
    theanalyst · 2010-10-27 13:42:55 1
  • (Changed to "bartonskis" suggestion.)

    flipf(){ if [ -f "$1" -a -f "$2" ]; then mv "$1" "$1.$$" && mv "$2" "$1" && mv "$1.$$" "$2" || echo "$!"; else echo "Missing a file: $!"; fi; }
    Void42 · 2010-12-16 10:38:28 5
  • This function is used to set environmental variables from a list of alternatives depending on what's installed on the system. It returns the first program found in the list. Example usage: export BROWSER=$(find_alternatives chromium-browser google-chrome opera firefox firefox-bin iceweasel konqueror w3m lynx) . export EDITOR=$(find_alternatives vim nano pico emacs kate) . export PAGER=$(find_alternatives vimpager less most more pg)

    find_alternatives(){ for i;do which "$i" >/dev/null && { echo "$i"; return 0;};done;return 1;}
    eightmillion · 2011-01-06 19:53:46 1
  • Create a secure tunnelled connection for access to a remote MySQL database. For example, connect with MySQL Workbench to root@ Show Sample Output

    sshmysql() { ssh -L 13306: -N $* & }
    peterRepeater · 2011-09-01 10:21:55 5
  • This is an "argument calculator" funktion. The precision is set to 4 and you can use dot (.) or comma (,) as decimal mark (which is great for german users with a comma on the numpad).

    calc() { echo "scale=4; ${*//,/.}" | bc -l; }
    fpunktk · 2011-10-24 19:58:20 2
  • Group membership in OS X is a mish-mash of standards that end up meaning there's almost a half-dozen of ways to belong to a group, what with group inheritance and automatic assignment. This means there's no easy command to find out all groups a user belongs to. The only sensible way then is to list all users and then query each user for membership. NOTE: This is a function. Once input you can execute it by calling with a groupname. Show Sample Output

    members () { dscl . -list /Users | while read user; do printf "$user "; dsmemberutil checkmembership -U "$user" -G "$*"; done | grep "is a member" | cut -d " " -f 1; };
    eduo · 2012-05-20 11:34:33 3
  • Quickly remove the conflicting line (key) from current users known_hosts file when there is an SSH host conflict. Very nice when you get tired of writing out full commands. Ideally you would place this into your .bash_profile Usage: rhost [n] Example: rhost 33 (removes line 33 from ~/.ssh/known_hosts) Function assumes the $HOME exists, you could alternatively use "~/.ssh/known_hosts" Mac OSX likes a space for sed -i "$1" d

    rhost() { if [[ $1 =~ ^[0-9]+$ ]]; then sed -i "$1"d ${HOME}/.ssh/known_hosts; else echo "rhost [n]"; fi }
    lowjax · 2013-08-01 21:10:34 6
  • Function that searchs a process by its name and shows in the terminal. * Shows the Header for reference * Hides the process 'grep' from the list * Case sensitive Show Sample Output

    psg(){ ps aux | grep -v grep | egrep -e "$1|USER"; }
    ivanalejandro0 · 2014-12-31 22:27:27 4
  • This is useful for paging through long directories, mulitple directories, etc. I put this in my ~/.bash_aliases file and alias 'lsl' to it.

    function lsless() { ls "$@" | less; }
    argherna · 2009-11-13 17:28:06 5
  • hb(){ sed "s/\($*\)/`tput setaf 2;tput setab 0;tput blink`\1`tput sgr0`/gI"; } hb blinks, hc does a reverse color with background.. both very nice. hc(){ sed "s/\($*\)/`tput setaf 0;tput setab 6`\1`tput sgr0`/gI"; } Run this: command ps -Hacl -F S -A f | hc ".*$PPID.*" | hb ".*$$.*" Your welcome ;) From my bash profile - Show Sample Output

    hb(){ sed "s/\($*\)/`tput setaf 2;tput setab 0;tput blink`\1`tput sgr0`/gI"; }
    AskApache · 2010-04-07 08:45:26 2
  • you can use xmlstarlet to parse output instead of perl

    curl -s${@:-<YOURZIPORLOCATION>}|xmlstarlet sel -E utf-8 -t -m //forecast/txt_forecast/forecastday -v fcttext -n
    fanfani · 2010-04-13 22:14:48 1
  • Function that searchs for process by its name: * Shows the Header for reference * Hides the process 'grep' from the list * Case sensitive The typical problem with using "ps | grep" is that the grep process shows up the in the output. The usual solution is to search for "[p]attern" instead of "pattern". This function turns the parameter into just such a [p]attern. ${1:0:1} is the first character of $1 . ${1:1} is characters 2-end of $1 Show Sample Output

    psg(){ ps aux | grep -E "[${1:0:1}]${1:1}|^USER"; }
    flatcap · 2015-01-01 00:12:45 3
  • For those days when you need to know if something is happening because the day ends in "y". Show Sample Output

    function ends_in_y() { if [ `date +%A | sed -e 's/\(^.*\)\(.$\)/\2/'` == "y" ]; then echo 1; else echo 0; fi }
    allrightname · 2010-04-06 20:14:34 5
  • This backup function preserve the file suffix allowing zsh suffix aliases and desktop default actions to work with the backup file too. Show Sample Output

    buf () {oldname=$1; if [ "$oldname" != "" ]; then datepart=$(date +%Y-%m-%d); firstpart=`echo $oldname | cut -d "." -f 1`; newname=`echo $oldname | sed s/$firstpart/$firstpart.$datepart/`; cp -i ${oldname} ${newname}; fi }
    Seebi · 2010-12-14 19:58:34 2

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    function mkdcd () { mkdir "$1" && cd "$1" }
    shinokada · 2013-08-31 12:48:13 1
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Which processes are listening on a specific port (e.g. port 80)
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Execute a command before display the bash prompt
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Find usb device in realtime
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