Download entire commandlinefu archive to single file

for x in `seq 0 25 $(curl ""|grep "Terminal - All commands" |perl -pe 's/.+(\d+),(\d+).+/$1$2/'|head -n1)`; do curl "$x" ; done > a.txt
'jot' does not come with most *nix distros, so we need to use seq to make it work. This version tested good on Fedora 11.

By: SuperFly
2009-08-27 11:02:53

What Others Think

damn! nice one! How big does this file get though?
Superhuman · 664 weeks and 2 days ago
woow, this take long time, lol. But nice work, thx!
fecub · 612 weeks and 1 day ago
A slight modification: the regular expression to get the total number of results is not correct. The correction to that part is: perl -pe 's/.+?(\d+),(\d+).+/$1$2/'
myahya · 364 weeks and 4 days ago

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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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