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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a list of text, single column and I want to print the first 20, then the second 20 and so on. I was pointed to xarg to help with this, but can't get my head around how to use it.
Would be great if it would put them into separate files with a certain name.
Any suggestions... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: onfirealot
2. Homework & Coursework Questions
Use and complete the template provided. The entire template must be completed. If you don't, your post may be deleted!
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
view the 7th line of the program xxx.sh
2. Relevant commands, code, scripts, algorithms:
head command tail... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: hbell221
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have lots of files in /law/prod and /law/dev, such as AP20PD, AP20WS, AP20.scr, AP20.rpt
if i am in /law DIR
find . -name AP20PD, found in /law/prod and /law/dev
i want to head -1 AP20PD from both location and >> /tmp/test.log
can i use find and head in one line ?
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Discussion started by: tjmannonline
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I have the following problem. I have files with one column of data (let's say file1.dat, file2.dat...file6.dat), and I would like to record the first value of the column of each file into another file (let's name it fileall.dat), which would have the the six values, one in each column. I use to... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: josegr
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I know that the common use of head is for example head -3 etc.Is there any possibility that,if i have a variable that equals to an integer(i=5),i can write head -i??
If not,what syntax or commands should i write down in order to have the same result?
//maybe something lik head -"$variable" ? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bashuser2
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi friends,I am new to unix and this is really a dummy question.but please help me out.
How to simulate head command without using head command???
also tail command too,also more command.
it is given as a homework to do....please tell me how to do (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: nikhilneela
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Im looking for a 'relatively' easy way to search through cvs to look for a particular string in the HEAD revisions.
I realize the way CVS stores versions makes this difficult. But I'm trying to come up with some script to allow this search (performance is not expected here).
Currently this... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: bobtheowl2
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
head -n $ct file.
When i used like this, i got an error , Bad usage of head
Cant we use variables in place of number in HEAD.
In my requirement for every iteration i should increase the number in Head and tail the last one.
HOw can i achieve this (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: vasuarjula
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can the head command be used to extract only a particular line.
By default head -n filename displays the first n lines. I want only the nth line.
I couldn't get it from forum search.
Sumesh (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumesh.abraham