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Append a pattern at the end of each line

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That´s the question. How can I append a pattern at the end of each
line of a file?

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let say you have a file:myfile, and you want to add aa at the end of each line, you do:

cat myfile |  awk '{print $0"aa"}' > myfile.tmp
mv myfile.tmp myfile

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(cat myfile)|awk '{print $0"aa"}'>myfile
(cat myfile)|sed -e 's/$/aa'>myfile
# awk will be faster on huge files
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