my shell meme

I’ve seen the shell meme circulating for ages, but never tried it. So here goes,


history|awk '{a[$2]++} END{for(i in a){printf "%5d\t%s\n ",a[i],i}}'|sort -rn|head

at work:

342 cd
283 ls
143 java
124 grass64
107 history
93 qgis
92 gpsbabel
66 ogr2ogr
52 gdal_translate
47 pidgin

It seems I spend a lot of time looking for things and trying to remember the last command. The rest are the daily apps I use at work while chatting with my boss thousand of islands away.

and, at home:

238 wvdial
49 ls
40 cd
32 gpsbabel
25 elinks
22 java
20 sudo
16 ogr2ogr
8 mogrify
6 identify

I always have problems with my dial-up connection, that’s why. elinks is the only browser that can bear with such snail-pace connection.


One response to “my shell meme

  1. Nice – here mine (work laptop):

    5553 cd
    4539 l
    3433 vim
    2281 svn
    1068 grep
    999 make
    983 rm
    613 mv
    562 cat
    528 sh

    Heh – am I more modifying code than using it?? 😀

    And on our geo cluster:

    285 l
    141 cd
    102 vim
    99 screen
    83 grass64
    51 rm
    44 make
    35 qstat
    34 svn
    29 for

    good – more like a user! (qstat is the Grid Engine queue statistics)

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