Commands using grep (1,752)


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    curl http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/sort-by-votes/plaintext/[0-2500:25] | grep -v _curl_ > comfu.txt
    Neo23x0 · 2010-04-01 08:46:20 4
  • Yet another x11grab using ffmpeg. I also added mic input to the capturing video stream using alsa. Yet I need to find out how to capture audio which is currently playing. Show Sample Output


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    ffmpeg -f alsa -itsoffset 00:00:02.000 -ac 2 -i hw:0,0 -f x11grab -s $(xwininfo -root | grep 'geometry' | awk '{print $2;}') -r 10 -i :0.0 -sameq -f mp4 -s wvga -y intro.mp4
    mohan43u · 2010-03-31 09:33:05 2
  • Though without infinite time and knowledge of how the site will be designed in the future this may stop working, it still will serve as a simple straight forward starting point. This uses the observation that the only item marked as strong on the page is the single logical line that includes the italicized fact. If future revisions of the page show failure, or intermittent failure, one may simply alter the above to read. wget randomfunfacts.com -O - 2>/dev/null | tee lastfact | grep \<strong\> | sed "s;^.*<i>\(.*\)</i>.*$;\1;" The file lastfact, can then be examined whenever the command fails.


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    wget randomfunfacts.com -O - 2>/dev/null | grep \<strong\> | sed "s;^.*<i>\(.*\)</i>.*$;\1;"
    tali713 · 2010-03-30 23:49:30 1

  • 0
    find . -name file.txt | xargs -e grep "token" -o | wc -l
    netzwerg · 2010-03-30 07:03:50 2
  • Prints a log of phonecalls placed from/to an asterisk server, formated into an easily readable table. You can use partial number/queue matches, or use .* to match everything. Show Sample Output


    3
    phonelogs() { grep "$1" /var/log/asterisk/cdr-csv/Master.csv | cut -d',' -f 2,3,11,12 --output-delimiter=" " | sed 's/"//g' | cut -d' ' -f 1,2,3,4,6 | column -t; }
    SuperJediWombat · 2010-03-28 08:30:46 0
  • Gets the IP addresses of all interfaces except loopback. Cuts out all of the extra text. Shorter than the other options, and much easier to type. 'ifconfig | grep cast' is enough to get the IP address, but it doesn't strip the rest of the junk out. Show Sample Output


    0
    ifconfig | grep cast | cut -d':' -f2 | cut -d' ' -f1
    SuperJediWombat · 2010-03-28 02:15:34 0

  • 5
    ffmpeg -f x11grab -s `xdpyinfo | grep 'dimensions:'|awk '{print $2}'` -r 25 -i :0.0 -sameq /tmp/out.mpg > /root/howto/capture_screen_video_ffmpeg
    brubaker · 2010-03-27 21:31:34 0
  • Prints the top 10 memory consuming processes (with children and instances aggregated) sorted by total RSS and calculates the percentage of total RAM each uses. Please note that since RSS can include shared libraries it is possible for the percentages to add up to more that the total amount of RAM, but this still gives you a pretty good idea. Also note that this does not work with the mawk version of awk, but it works fine with GNU Awk which is on most Linux systems. It also does not work on OS X. Show Sample Output


    3
    TR=`free|grep Mem:|awk '{print $2}'`;ps axo rss,comm,pid|awk -v tr=$TR '{proc_list[$2]+=$1;} END {for (proc in proc_list) {proc_pct=(proc_list[proc]/tr)*100; printf("%d\t%-16s\t%0.2f%\n",proc_list[proc],proc,proc_pct);}}'|sort -n |tail -n 10
    d34dh0r53 · 2010-03-27 01:34:50 4
  • You'll need "feh" to set the background from the commandline. Install with "apt-get install feh" Thanks to the Redditors on this thread: http://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/bira4/is_there_a_linux_version_of_this_preferably_a/


    4
    curl http://www.reddit.com/r/wallpapers.rss | grep -Eo 'http:[^&]+jpg' | head -1 | xargs feh --bg-seamless
    shavenwarthog · 2010-03-27 00:08:40 0
  • This assumes your local ip starts with 192.something (e.g. 192.168), it greps ifconfig output for an ip that starts with 192, then strips the extra garbage (besides the ip) Maybe `ifconfig | grep addr | grep Bcast` would also do it Show Sample Output


    -5
    ifconfig | grep addr:192 | sed s/Bcast.*// | sed 's/^.*inet addr://'
    hasenj · 2010-03-26 07:37:21 0
  • This is easy to type if you are looking for a few (hundred) "missing" megabytes (and don't mind the occasional K slipping in)... A variation without false positives and also finding gigabytes (but - depending on your keyboard setup - more painful to type): du -hs *|grep -P '^(\d|,)+(M|G)'|sort -n (NOTE: you might want to replace the ',' according to your locale!) Don't forget that you can modify the globbing as needed! (e.g. '.[^\.]* *' to include hidden files and directories (w/ bash)) in its core similar to: http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/706/show-sorted-list-of-files-with-sizes-more-than-1mb-in-the-current-dir Show Sample Output


    3
    du -hs *|grep M|sort -n
    tuxlifan · 2010-03-25 19:20:24 1

  • 5
    svn log -r {`date +"%Y-%m-%d" -d "1 month ago"`}:HEAD|grep '^r[0-9]' |cut -d\| -f2|sort|uniq -c
    ivanatora · 2010-03-25 09:43:15 1
  • The example is a little bit bogus, but applies to any command that takes a while interactively, or might be a bit of a drag on system resources. Once the command's output is saved to a variable, you can then echo "$OUTPUT" to see it in multi-line glory after that. The use of double-quotes around the backticks and during the variable expansion disables any IFS conversion during those two operations. Very useful for reporting that might pull different lines out, like from dmidecode, inq or any other disk detail command. The only caveat is that storing too much in a variable might make your shell process grow.


    0
    OUTPUT="`find / -type f`" ; echo "$OUTPUT" | grep sysrq ; echo "$OUTPUT" | grep sysctl ; echo "$OUTPUT" | less
    DoNotRememberMe · 2010-03-25 05:02:10 0

  • 2
    aptitude search '~i!~E' | grep -v "i A" | cut -d " " -f 4
    XORwell · 2010-03-25 00:40:51 0
  • The command first deletes any old playlist calles playlist.tmp under /tmp. After that it recursively searches all direcotries under ~/mp3 and stores the result in /tmp/playlist.tmp. After havin created the playlist, the command will execute mplayer which will shuffle through the playlist. This command is aliased to m is aliased to `rm -rf /tmp/playlist.tmp && find ~/mp3 -name *.mp3 > /tmp/playlist.tmp && mplayer -playlist /tmp/playlist.tmp -shuffle -loop 0 | grep Playing' in my ~/.bashrc. Show Sample Output


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    rm -rf /tmp/playlist.tmp && find ~/mp3 -name *.mp3 > /tmp/playlist.tmp && mplayer -playlist /tmp/playlist.tmp -shuffle -loop 0 | grep Playing
    hhanff · 2010-03-23 21:33:44 9
  • get a list of currently running oracle dbs (identified by the pmon process) show the executable that spawned the process and show the ORACLE_HOME relative to the environment within which the process is running tailored to AIX (sed on linux behaves...differently) suggestions for a better way...please.


    1
    ps -ef |grep oracle |grep pmon |awk '{print $2}' |xargs -I {} ps eww {} |grep pmon |grep -v grep |awk '{print $5 " " $6 " " $0}' |sed 's/\(S*\) \(S*\) .*ORACLE_HOME/\1 \2/g' |cut -f1,2,3 -d" "
    brianmuckian · 2010-03-23 20:36:59 0
  • This command will output the total number of files in a SVN Repository. Show Sample Output


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    svn log -v --xml file:///path/to/rep | grep kind=\"file\"|wc -l
    andremta · 2010-03-23 12:16:06 1
  • This will kill a specific process you don't know the PID of, when pidof and pgrep are not available, for example on OS X. var1 is created so that the whitespace can be trimmed before passing off to kill. Show Sample Output


    -5
    export var1=`ps -A | grep '[u]nique' | cut -d '?' -f 1`; echo${var1/ /}; kill -9 $var1
    headyadmin · 2010-03-22 21:06:58 2
  • open a new tab in active gnome-terminal instance needs sudo apt-get install xdotool and sudo apt-get install wmctrl


    -1
    WID=xprop -root | grep "_NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW(WINDOW)"| awk '{print $5}' xdotool windowfocus $WID xdotool key ctrl+shift+t wmctrl -i -a $WID
    drunkcoder · 2010-03-22 08:34:24 2
  • -n means refresh frequency you could change eth0 to any interface you want, like wlan0 Show Sample Output


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    watch -n1 'ifconfig eth0|grep bytes'
    qiaomuf · 2010-03-20 03:24:26 1

  • 0
    ls -l | grep ^-
    cfajohnson · 2010-03-20 03:20:19 1
  • You think Expansys in all these countries will sell the HTC Desire for the same price? Well, you'll be surprised. Most of them will be sold at 499.99 EUR but the cheapest can be found in Germany and the most expensive, in Belgium.


    2
    for i in be bg cz de es fi fr hu it lv lu at pl pt ro sk si ; do echo -n "$i " ; wget -q -O - http://www.expansys.$i/d.aspx?i=196165 | grep price | sed "s/.*<p id='price'><strong>&euro; \([0-9]*[,.][0-9]*\).*/\1/g"; done
    betsubetsu · 2010-03-18 15:13:20 2
  • Depending on the TERM, the terminfo version, ncurses version, etc.. you may be using a varied assortment of terminal escape codes. With this command you can easily find out exactly what is going on.. This is terminal escape zen! ( 2>&2 strace -f -F -e write -s 1000 sh -c 'echo -e "initc\nis2\ncnorm\nrmso\nsgr0" | tput -S' 2>&1 ) | grep -o '"\\[^"]*"' --color=always "\33]4;%p1%d;rgb:%p2%{255}%*%{1000}%/%2.2X/%p3%{255}%*%{1000}%/%2.2X/%p4%{255}%*%{1000}%/%2.2X\33\\\33[!p\33[?3;4l\33[4l\33>\33[?12l\33[?25h\33[27m\33(B\33[m" Lets say you want to find out what you need to echo in order to get the text to blink.. echo -e "`tput blink`This will blink`tput sgr0` This wont" Now you can use this function instead of calling tput (tput is much smarter for portable code because it works differently depending on the current TERM, and tput -T anyterm works too.) to turn that echo into a much faster executing code. tput queries files, opens files, etc.. but echo is very strait and narrow. So now you can do this: echo -e "\33[5mThis will blink\33(B\33[m This wont" More at http://www.askapache.com/linux-unix/bash_profile-functions-advanced-shell.html Show Sample Output


    3
    termtrace(){( strace -s 1000 -e write tput $@ 2>&2 2>&1 ) | grep -o '"[^"]*"';}
    AskApache · 2010-03-17 08:53:41 0
  • This one uses dictionary.com


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    pronounce(){ wget -qO- $(wget -qO- "http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/$@" | grep 'soundUrl' | head -n 1 | sed 's|.*soundUrl=\([^&]*\)&.*|\1|' | sed 's/%3A/:/g;s/%2F/\//g') | mpg123 -; }
    matthewbauer · 2010-03-13 04:23:56 4
  • Usefull if you want to check if something is applying a dictonary of brute force.


    -2
    more /var/log/auth.log |grep "month"|grep ipop|grep "failed"|wc -l
    efuoax · 2010-03-12 18:48:53 1
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