fuman(){ lynx -width=$COLUMNS -nonumbers -dump "http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/using/$1" |sed '/Add to favourites/,/This is sample output/!d' |sed 's/ *Add to favourites/----/' |less -r; }

fuman, an alternative to the 'man' command that shows commandlinefu.com examples

Example: fuman sed
Sample Output
----
   Check out hijacked files in clearcase
   xxd < orig | sed 's/A/B/' | sed 's/HEXA/HEXB/' | xxd -r > new
   This is sample output - yours may be different.
----
   Binary search/replace

   Replaces A with B in binary file "orig" and saves the result to "new". You must have the hex representations of A & B. Try od: echo -e "A\c" | od -An -x
   sed -i.`date +%Y%m%d` -e 's/pattern/replace' [filename]
   This is sample output - yours may be different.

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By: eterps
2009-02-06 10:14:44

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orangeclover · 472 weeks ago

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