Replace backslash at the end of the string using sed command


 
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Replace backslash at the end of the string using sed command

I have text file which is a tab delimited one. Sample data from the file is shown below:

Code:
 
unix    is\    great\    os
linux\   is    superb

I want to replace that backslash with empty string preserving the tab delimiter. Output should be

Code:
 
unix    is    great    os
linux   is    superb

Please help me in solving this using sed command.

---------- Post updated at 11:38 PM ---------- Previous update was at 11:37 PM ----------

If the backslash character is in the middle of the string, i dont want to replace that one in the string.
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Hi

Code:
sed 's/\\\t/\t/g' file

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Thanks for the quick reply..Its working fine.
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Code:
perl -pe 's/(?<=\w)\\(?=\s)//g' file

 

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