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sed script to manipulate the /etc/passwd file

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Old 11-29-2009
Java sed script to manipulate the /etc/passwd file

Hi. Can anybody help me with a script to extract usernames, shell and home_directory from the /etc/passwd file.

I am stuck
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Old 11-29-2009
To extract the fields in that order:

cat /etc/passwd|awk -F: '{print $1,$7,$6}'

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Old 11-29-2009
You can eliminate the UUOC (for the unfamiliar - Useless Use of Cat)
awk -F: '{print $1,$7,$6}' /etc/passwd

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