Quick linux tip for grepping for multiple words at the same time. Use the -e option for each pattern that you want to match. If you wanted to search for all files containing either *html* or *script*:
The common ‘ls’ command will allow you to display the inode numbers associated with each file in the directory. All that’s needed is supplying the ‘-i’ option. It will display the inode number right next to the file.
It’s possible to run several commands in a sed one-liner. All you have to do is separate the instructions with a semicolon:
Sed is often used to replace words in input, but did you know that you can replace a set of characters with another set of corresponding characters? This is accomplished by use of the ‘y’ command. It’s essentially the same as the ‘tr’ utility and works as follows: An example of replacing all uppercase vowels […]
If you are redirecting the output of ls to a file, it will output a single file per line. Use the -C option to have ls output its usual column format
Today I want to share a nifty tool that I just discovered the other day while looking for a method to combine data from two different files. The data in the two files were related one-to-one by row. Thus, the first line in file 1 was related to the first line in file 2, and […]