Extracting Data from Files
In this chapter, you will learn about
• Viewing file contents
• Finding content within files
• Using redirection and piping
• Processing text streams
In the previous chapter, you learned how to manage files and directories in the Linux file system. In this chapter, we’re going to go a step further and discuss how you can extract data from files in the Linux file system.
As you learned in Chapter 5
, Linux is configured primarily with text files. Therefore, it’s critical that you understand how to view the ...