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Unix tool tip 11h
The option -i or --ignore-case tells diff to do a case-insensitive comparison.
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Unix tool tip Dec 13
List files containing a match for a regular expression: grep -l
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Unix tool tip Dec 12
Replying to @UnitFact
Oops. Meant to post that to .
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Unix tool tip Dec 12
Volume to Weight conversions
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Unix tool tip Dec 12
The substitute command in sed can take a 'w' option to specify an output file. e.g. sed s/foo/bar/w myfile.
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Unix tool tip Dec 11
Awk script to count the number of words in a file: awk '{ total = total + NF }; END { print total+0 }'
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Unix tool tip Dec 11
Replying to @marco_peereboom
There are a lot of good ideas in this article that aren't specific to Emacs.
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Unix tool tip Dec 11
A CEO's Guide to Emacs
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Unix tool tip Dec 10
wc -L shows the length of the longest line in a file.
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Unix tool tip Dec 10
Command-Line Options
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Unix tool tip Dec 7
wc returns the number of lines, words, and bytes in a file. Can use -l, -w, -c to get just one of these.
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Unix tool tip Dec 6
Comparing similar operations in sed and awk
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Tim Hopper Dec 5
exa: A modern replacement for ls.
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Unix tool tip Dec 5
Find is a beautiful tool:
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Unix tool tip Dec 4
'The vim learning curve is a myth.'
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Unix tool tip Dec 3
One way to practice sed commands is to pipe echo out. Example: echo 'hello world' | sed s/world/orb/
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Unix tool tip Dec 3
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Unix tool tip Dec 2
Portability of tar features
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Unix tool tip Nov 30
uno: a uniq like CLI tool for log data
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Unix tool tip Nov 30
Delete files, asking for confirmation: rm -i
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