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Self-referential use of wget.
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send tweets to twitter (and get user details)
$ curl --basic --user "user:pass" --data-ascii "status=tweeting%20from%20%the%20linux%20command%20line" http://twitter.com/statuses/update.json

Changes standard mysql client output to 'less'.
$ echo -e "[mysql]\npager=less -niSFX" >> ~/.my.cnf

scping files with streamlines compression (tar gzip)
$ tar czv file1 file2 folder1 | ssh user@server tar zxv -C /destination

add all files not under version control to repository
$ svn status |grep '\?' |awk '{print $2}'| xargs svn add

Ping a URL sending output to file and STDOUT
$ ping google.com | tee ping-output.txt

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By: root
2009-01-30 19:16:50

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What Others Think

Doesn't work for me. Is this gawk-dependent?
porges · 510 weeks and 1 day ago
works for me however i would like to be able to print to a file without bash throwing a fit
ihasn · 510 weeks and 1 day ago
awk: line 1: syntax error at or near , awk: line 1: syntax error at or near ,
eseven73 · 508 weeks and 4 days ago
It is gawk dependent. Replace "awk" with "gawk" and it should work.
DEinspanjer · 507 weeks and 4 days ago
I like this but I think the description is misleading. The correct description I believe is: list the descriptions of the latest commands posted to CLFU.
IF_Rock · 396 weeks and 3 days ago

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