Is there a command that can draw out some lines from a text file? As you know, 'head' and 'tail' commands can get lines from the beginning or end of a file. But, when I want to draw out lines from the middle of a file, what command can be used?
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I am a long time windows user and for me it is normal to have spaces in directory and file names. Changing to Linux I found myself frustrated when I moved my windows data over to my new Linux computer.
The problem occurs when at the command line.…
How many times have you wanted to quickly do the same thing to a list but found yourself typing it again and again? I first figured out a small time saver with the up arrow to recall the last command but that can only get you so far if you have a bi…
Learn how to get help with Linux/Unix bash shell commands.
Use help to read help documents for built in bash shell commands.: Use man to interface with the online reference manuals for shell commands.: Use man to search man pages for unknown command…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands.
Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.: