[kwlug-disc] top 10 command line commands
3lucid at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 09:36:53 EST 2009
ps au | grep "pattern" ps aux | grep "pattern"
w or who (useful when you're logging into a remote system)
scp file example.com:path/to/storage/
scp -r example.com:stuff/ .
`some command` | cut -d' ' -f1,4 (use a space as the delimiter char,
take fields 1 through 4)
`some command` | sort | uniq -c (how many times did this line appear
in the output?)
wc file wc -l file
file file (:P, gee, I wonder kind of file "file" is?)
and probably my favourite: as an example let's change the format of some files
for f in *.html; do html2text $f > `basename $f .html`.txt; done
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