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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to Linux and I am trying to cat only N files in a folder. N is dynamically given number at runtime.
If I give N as 2 then cat only 2 files in the folder
and If I give N as 5 then cat only 5 files in the folder.
Is there any way to do that? (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: KMusunuru
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to cat 3 files. They all have the same name MFExtract.txt. But, they are in 3 seperate file names. Any idea how I could cat the 3 together. It's throwing me off figuring out a way because the names are the same. I was thinking just doing a 3 cat commands with the full path names and... (2 Replies)
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3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to printing into two files under difference situation.
For example, file 1 name.txt
File 2 a.gff
Glyma01g07930 ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: grace_shen
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am concatenating txt-files using cat:
cat *.txt > file.dat
However, the same directory has the installation instructions included, which is also a txt file: install.txt
I currently have the install.txt file renamed to install._txt, but I prefer a solution using regular expressions.
Is there... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: figaro
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi, sometimes one wants to edit files while still seeing output of earlier commands in terminal. I've found out that cat test && cat - >> test does the trick for displaying file content and adding lines but I believe I saw a much cooler command that was also able to erase lines from files. I cannot... (6 Replies)
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a directory with many subdirectories each named like so: KOG0001, KOG0002, ...KOG9999.
Each of these subdirectories contain a variable number two kinds of files (nuc and prot) named like so: Capitella_sp_nuc_hits.fasta (nuc) and Capitella_sp_prot_hits.fasta (prot). The... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kmkocot
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can anybody tell the difference between Difference between cat , cat > , cat >> and touch command in UNIX?
Thanks (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: skyineyes
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have data files in different directories like /jadat
/cadat etcc... i have list of this directories in a file files.
content of files:
file in each of these directories
i need to loop though each directory for a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dsravan
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I was a typical Windows guy. Like to do things just by clicking my mouse:cool:. I got a new job now...where they are big on unix.
I am trying to wet my fingures now with unix. Haven't taken the dive yet.
I am trying to find a solution for this problem.
Please help me with some... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sandeep78
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
File A has one line (10 charachters), File B has one line (10 charachters).
how do a concat these two files together to produce a file (File C) that has the contents of Files A + B together onto one line of 20 Charachters
if I use:
cat FileA FileB > FileC
I get the... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: kshelluser