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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Can anyone help me here:
I have to access server logs via putty and these logs file is a trailing file (continously updating) with ERROR and WARNINGS... I need to know if I can pull this trailing file to a local drive so that I can do some higlighting on some keywords through Notepad... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: jitensetia
2. How to Post in the The UNIX and Linux Forums
I want to do file format using awk script, for that i wan to use 'tail'. Here is the scenario. I will be having set of files in a directory. Those files i need to write to another directory with same file name, but while writing the file to out directory, i need to write the last line as... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Venkata Madhu
3. Homework & Coursework Questions
Use and complete the template provided. The entire template must be completed. If you don't, your post may be deleted!
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
Devise a chain of filters using some or all of the following programs pr, cut, cat, tail to
display a numbered... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: hbell221
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
In my home directory, there are so many files. i tried to get the lastly created file by following command.
file=`ls -lrt MXOfiles* | tail -1`
As there are so many files, it displays
"$ : 0403-027 The parameter list is too long."
Can someone tell me how can i get the recent file... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: JSKOBS
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Please help with the following command
tail -f /appdata/logs/alert_audit517.txt | grep "Sep 02"
The problem I have is with the file name "alert_audit517.txt". The 3 digit number at the end of the file name changes, so I need the file name to use a wildcard. Ive tried alert_audit***.txt, but... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: robertson1995
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
My query seems to be silly but Iam unable to find where the exact problem lies.
I have a script to unzip set of files
here is the script
Count=`cat /home/gaddamja/Tempfile | wc -l`
Filename=`cat /home/gaddamja/Tempfile |tail -$Count | head -1`
cd... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: jagadish_gaddam
HI i have to copy the last 5000 lines form a log file and copy the same in the same file .overwriting the same log file.
ex: tail -5000 testfile1 > testfile2
mv tesftfile2 testfile1
will produce the correct result.but i want to have this done in one line???? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: saurabh84g
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I was wondering how can I do this
I have file myfile.txt
wc -l is: 5 000 000
I have to remove first 1 000 000 lines from header..
I tryed with tail -4000000 myfile.txt>newfile.txt
but it does not work...
any help?? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: amon
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have found a interesting thing about tail command:
when I tried to use 'tail -1 *' to look at every file with the current derectory, I only got one line of result of one file.
But if I use 'head -1 *', I would get multiple lines.
Is there a way to do get multiple lines with 'tail -1 *'... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: whatisthis
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am trying to using pipe (|) with ! (not) operator to list all the other files except the latest two and I am using the following command.
$ ls -ltr *.lst|!(tail -2)
ksh: 20050211180252.lst: cannot execute
but it is trying to execute the file returned by tail -2. I am able to do that in 4... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: sdlayeeq