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Jun 102010

List 10 most often used commands


You can list the top 10 most often used commands in your Linux, by the following method.

# history | awk '{a[$2]++}END{for(i in a){print a[i] " " i}}' | sort -rn | head 

135 ls
63 cd
48 exit
46 sudo
34 tail
30 cat
29 df
18 date
17 vi
12 pwd

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