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Old 11-08-2007
cut -d: -f4 /etc/passwd | more

Describe what the output of the command “cut -d: -f4 /etc/passwd | more” would be?
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Old 11-08-2007
Is this homework? Forum rules do not allow that.

You can run the line of code and see what you get. It will get the fourth field in /etc/passwd. It looks like you supposed to know what field #4 is.
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Old 11-08-2007

what does the -f4 stand for???
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Old 11-08-2007
Originally Posted by wickbc
what does the -f4 stand for???
look into 'man cut'.
any more 'homework-like' questions on this thread and it will be closed.
pls do read the Rules
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