Retrieve a random command from the commandlinefu.com API

lynx --dump http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/random/plaintext | grep .
Can be integrated into your .bashrc if you like. You'll probably want to grep out my name.
Sample Output
# commandlinefu.com by David Winterbottom
# Mac, ip, and hostname change - sweet!
ifconfig eth0 down hw ether (newmacaddresshere) && ifconfig eth0 up && ifconfig
eth0 (newipaddresshere) netmask 255.255.255.0 up && /bin/hostname (newhostnamehe
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By: root
2010-12-04 20:53:10

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What Others Think

This idea is nice!
vayn · 393 weeks and 2 days ago
Nice! But why the need for a grep(1)?
xakon · 393 weeks and 1 day ago

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