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wget -O - http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/rss 2>/dev/null | awk '/\s*<title/ {z=match($0, /CDATA\[([^\]]*)\]/, b);print b[1]} /\s*<description/ {c=match($0, /code>(.*)<\/code>/, d);print d[1]} ' | grep -v "^$"
A Quick variation to the latest commands list with the new-lines skipped. This is faster to read.

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By: nikunj
2010-06-29 16:22:03

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    wget -O - http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/browse/rss 2>/dev/null | awk '/\s*<title/ {z=match($0, /CDATA\[([^\]]*)\]/, b);print b[1]} /\s*<description/ {c=match($0, /code>(.*)<\/code>/, d);print d[1]"\n"} '
    root · 2009-01-30 19:16:50 5

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On ubuntu karmic, you need to install GNU awk (sudo aptitude install gawk) for this to work correctly
gelendir · 433 weeks and 3 days ago

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