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2009-02-07 11:10:06

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You can get rid of the cat: sed -e 's/ *$//' ~/.bash_history | sort | uniq -cd | sort -nr | head
abcde · 489 weeks and 1 day ago
With 'alias counts="sort | uniq -c | sort -nr"': history | awk '{print $2}' | counts | head
porges · 489 weeks and 1 day ago

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