How can I cut output of command??

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Old 04-11-2002
Lightbulb How can I cut output of command??

I am on a Linux system using bash shell.
I only want to see the number in the Use% field as the output.

#df -h /
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/dasda1 2.3G 2.1G 51M 98% /

df -h / | awk '{print $5}' | cut -c1-2

How do I get rid of the "Us" to just end up with the number 98 as output?
# 2  
Old 04-11-2002
Here is the easy way ....

an easy way for your two line problem:

df | tail -1 | awk
of course, add your switches and custom arguments to df and awk. This works when the line you want to process is the last line in the file (as in your example).
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Old 04-11-2002
found several ways to get the desired output.


Ahhhh... yes isn't *nix great

df -h / | tail -1 | awk '{print $5}' | cut -c1-2

This works too.

df -h / | awk '{print $5}' | cut -c1-2 | grep '[0-9]'
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