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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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Summary

In this lesson we touched on some of the more obscure and specialized file management commands contained within Unix's command-line toolkit. Commands such as wc and split can help you perform word counts, break up your files, and reassemble your files. You learned of diff and split, which are used to help you do file size comparisons and updates with ease. Lastly, we spent some time working through a small exercise meant to show you how to use file management commands in sequence. We also reviewed most (if not all) the basic file management commands and how they can work together. Review the lessons and make up your own tests and drills and you will be a Unix pro in no time! Here's a review of what was learned in this lesson:

  • wc— The ...

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