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hpr4043 :: Uncommon Commands, Episode 1

A summary of the three command line commands, look, shuf, and xargs

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Duration: 00:10:16


Commands covered in this episode:

  • look
  • shuf
  • xargs

The find command for running file:

find . -type f -size +10M | xargs file

The grep syntax for matching 4 to 8 character long words:

grep -E "^[a-z]{4,8}$"

The full diceware making command:

look . | grep -E "^[a-z]{4,8}$" | shuf | xargs -n4 | head


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