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Old 05-14-2010
Removing Characters From finger Output

Hi

Does anyone know of a command that will extract only the Login name alison and year 2005 from the following output.

Code:
 
jamesm> finger alison
Login name: alison                      In real life: Alison Smith - Queensland
Directory: /data/home/alison            Shell: /usr/bin/ksh
Last login Thu Sep  8, 2005 on pts/111 from sealyqld1.citri
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No Plan.
sed -n l f-output.log
Login name: alison    >>>In real life: Alison Smith - Queensland
Directory: /data/home/alison        >Shell: /usr/bin/ksh
Last login Thu Sep  8, 2005 on pts/111 from sealyqld1.citri
No unread mail
No Plan.

Thanks in advance
# 2  
Old 05-14-2010
Code:
$> awk '/^Logi/ {a=$3} /^Last log/ {print a, $6}' infile
alison 2005

# 3  
Old 05-15-2010
Thanks Zaxxon..... works perfectly.

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