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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Lesson 9. Text and File Utilities

In this lesson we will learn about additional file editing and management utilities that can make your life easier in Unix.

In this section, we will wrap up file system management and editing. We have already covered the fundamentals of file creation and management; now we will look at some rare but helpful shell prompt commands that can really help you get some work done.

For example, when you create a book, there are many things that go into it. There is the typing, editing, and the file management and manipulation. For instance, to hand in a chapter that resembles a 10-minute lesson, the word count has to be set so that the reader can get through 8 to 10 pages of text in about 10 to 15 minutes. In a text file ...

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