backup all your commandlinefu.com favourites to a plaintext file

clfavs(){ URL="http://www.commandlinefu.com";wget -O - --save-cookies c --post-data "username=$1&password=$2&submit=Let+me+in" $URL/users/signin;for i in `seq 0 25 $3`;do wget -O - --load-cookies c $URL/commands/favourites/plaintext/$i >>$4;done;rm -f c;}
Usage: clfavs username password num_favourite_commands file_in_which_to_backup

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What Others Think

A!wesome !
FRUiT · 527 weeks and 6 days ago
doesn't work
eastwind · 527 weeks and 6 days ago
Hmm, how do I get this to work if I use OpenID to login? PS, why is this tagged "c++"?
flatcap · 527 weeks and 6 days ago
flatcap: not sure the following would work since i dont have an openid account, but if you want to try - clfavs(){ URL="http://www.commandlinefu.com";wget -O - --save-cookies c --post-data "openid=$1&submit=Let+me+in" $URL/users/openid;for i in `seq 0 25 $3`;do wget -O - --load-cookies c $URL/commands/favourites/plaintext/$i >>$4;done;rm -f c;} Usage: clfavs openid num_favourites_to_backup file_in_which_to_backup
suhasgupta · 527 weeks and 6 days ago
For Mac users this doesn't work because there is no 'seq' available. Please follow the instructions on this link: http://www.askdavetaylor.com/step_through_count_numeric_values_bash_shell_script.html
georgz · 527 weeks and 6 days ago
is there a way not pass num_favourites_to_backup? if i dont know how many favorites i have?
bandie91 · 495 weeks ago
The usage is: clfavs username password num_of_favs destination_file
jaimerosario · 434 weeks and 3 days ago
really awesome
Mahesh · 306 weeks and 3 days ago
cite @georgz >> For Mac users this doesn't work because there is no 'seq' available. Please follow the --instructions on this link: >> http://www.askdavetaylor.com--/step_through_count_numeric_values_bash_shell_script.html cite For FreeBSD users (my choice), there is the 'jot' command that behaves like 'seq', so 'seq 0 25 1' is like ' jot -0 25 1', and possibly 'jot' is available also for Mac users,
brunobiondo · 50 weeks ago
cite @georgz >> For Mac users this doesn't work because there is no 'seq' >> available. Please follow the --instructions on this link: >> http://www.askdavetaylor.com--/step_through_count_numeric_values_bash_shell_script.html cite For FreeBSD users (my choice), there is the 'jot' command that behaves like 'seq', so 'seq 0 25 1' is like ' jot -0 25 1', and possibly 'jot' is available also for Mac users, that is a FreeBSD derivative.
brunobiondo · 50 weeks ago
Also, just in case, I report a corrected version of the shell script at http://www.askdavetaylor.com/step_through_count_numeric_values_bash_shell_script.html, merntioned by georgz, that as it is there, does not work.This is a working script: #!/bin/sh # count - step through numeric values until you get to the max value if [ "$#" -lt 2 ] ; then echo "Usage: count_steps.sh max increment" exit 1 fi counter=1 max=$1 if [ "$#" -eq 2 ] ; then step=1 else step=$2 fi while [ $counter -le $max ] ; do echo $counter counter=$( expr $counter + $step ) done exit 0
brunobiondo · 50 weeks ago
P.S.: FreeBSD users like me have both 'seq' command and 'jot' command.
brunobiondo · 50 weeks ago

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