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Old 08-15-2013
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I am a newbie to linux. Could you please help me with sed replacing?
eg: “tyo435flbv#a23892132” should end up as “tyo435LINUX”
need to replace anything after letter 'f'(including) with 'LINUX'

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Old 08-15-2013
Code:
sed "s/f.*/LINUX/"

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Old 08-15-2013
Awesome scott, such a simple one.Yeah, looks simple when you know it Smilie
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Old 08-16-2013
And, if you happen to have this string in a shell variable instead of in a file, and you're using a standards conforming shell (such as bash or ksh), you could use:
Code:
x="tyo435flbv#a23892132"
printf "%s\n" "${x%%f*}LINUX"

which produces:
Code:
tyo435LINUX


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