It helps if you give sort a -n option apparently. The results make a bit more sense now.
Well it kind of varies, because I have a weird mode of operation. I SSH into caesar, in my cupboard, which is my local general purpose box. It runs a screen session, which includes an SSH session with daedalus, my server co-located back in Australia, where I read my email via mutt, and then I do really local stuff on my laptop, icarus.
37 fg 32 ls 31 sudo 19 blog 12 cd 7 df 6 vi 6 mutt 5 less 4 manUnsurprisingly, fg wins out here, because I'm usually in mutt and just background it to get a shell prompt. blog is a funky shell script I wrote to better manage blog posts with Blosxom.
152 sudo 61 ls 38 less 35 cd 27 screen 19 13 dpkg 11 apt-cache 10 man 9 ssh
156 play 103 ls 54 sudo 45 ssh 12 cd 12 apt-cache 10 dpkg 8 wget 8 host 6 telnetplay ranks so highly because I was recently listening to all of the audio files that come with Asterisk to stitch together a particularly hellish purgatory for telemarketers.
So it's interesting seeing how the different machines get totally different use.