history meme

Published on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 in capistrano, command line, git, rails, ruby, and textmate

Rob dared me to fire up my favorite shell and jump into the game. Imagine my disappointment when I was greeted with this bummer of an error message.

20080416 History Meme Commodore 64

Hmm. No dice. OK, on to my second choice.

jason@jmac:~> history | awk '{a[$2]++}END{for(i in a){print a[i] " " i}}' | sort -rn | head
48 cd
30 exit
29 m
20 ls
18 git
13 mman
12 **
10 cap1
9 ssh
9 rake

The result? A few well-known friends and some that likely deserve a bit of elaboration.