bash Cookbook

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PDF Page 31
2.3 Solution

$ printf '%-10.10s = %4.2f\n' 'GigaHerz' 1.92735 GigaHerz = 1.93 GigaHerz -> Gigahertz GigaHerz -> Gigahertz

Anonymous  Sep 21, 2019 
Printed Page 53
Toward the bottom

"You can also use the xarg command." "xarg" should be "xargs"

Andy Lester  Jan 08, 2020 
Printed Page 112
Top of the page

The name of the variable is $# but is shown in the text as ${}. Later, it's either $# or ${#}.

Andy Lester  Jan 09, 2020