Remove duplicate lines from the current copy buffer.

pbpaste | awk ' !x[$0]++' | pbcopy
OSX users as well as linux users with copy/paste buffer commands can remove duplicate items from their copy buffer with this command. I use this often when I have to copy a long list of items that I didn't generate, but I need to paste elsewhere in a list that's unique. If retaining the original order of lines isn't important to you, use the following command which is easier to remember. pbpaste | sort | uniq | pbcopy

By: dmengelt
2015-02-05 19:38:38

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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