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Unix in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself: Covers OS X, Linux, and Solaris, Fifth Edition by Dave Taylor

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Hour 9. Slicing and Dicing Command-Pipe Data

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In this hour, you will learn

Image About the awk programming system

Image How to use cut in pipes

Image About using sed and tr for in-line transformations

By this point, you’ve learned enough about Unix to be able to build quite sophisticated command-line pipes, sequences of standard commands that offer flexibility and power. You need to add a couple of key tools to your toolkit to keep moving forward, ...

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