Command line tool to search and view snippets in the terminal
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clf - Command line tool to search snippets on is the place to record awesome command-line snippets. This tool allows you to search and view the results into your terminal.

Example 1

$ clf python server

  # python smtp server
  python -m smtpd -n -c DebuggingServer localhost:1025

  # Python version 3: Serve current directory tree at http://$HOSTNAME:8000/
  python -m http.server

  # Start a HTTP server which serves Python docs
  pydoc -p 8888 & gnome-open http://localhost:8888

  # put current directory in LAN quickly
  python -m SimpleHTTPServer

Example 2

$ clf recursive line count

  # Recursive Line Count
  find ./ -not -type d | xargs wc -l | cut -c 1-8 | awk '{total += $1} END {print total}'

  # Recursive Line Count
  find * -type f -not -name ".*" | xargs wc -l

  # Get Total Line Count Of All Files In Subdirectory (Recursive)
  find . -type f -name "*.*" -exec cat {} > totalLines 2> /dev/null \; && wc -l totalLines && rm totalLines

  # Recursive Line Count
  wc -l `find . -name *.php`


The tool works with Python 2 and Python 3. It can be installed with Pip :

pip install clf


Command line tool to search snippets on

  clf [options]
  clf <command> [options]
  clf <keyword> <keyword>... [options]

  -h, --help      Show this help.
  -v, --version   Show version.
  -c, --color     Enable colorized output.
  -i, --id        Show the snippets id.
  -n NUMBER       Show the n first snippets [default: 25].
  --order=ORDER   The order output (votes|date) [default: votes].
  --proxy=PROXY   The proxy used to perform requests.

  clf tar
  clf python server
  clf tar --proxy=
  clf --order=date -n 3


Enable the colorized output

You can set the CLF_COLOR environment variable to enable the colorized output by default :

$ export CLF_COLOR=1

Use clf in your scripts

You can import the clf module and use it in your own scripts :

#!/usr/bin/env python

from clf import Clf

c = Clf()
for cmd in c.browse():