Solved

print first 3 characters to a file  from each row from a file

Posted on 2013-01-11
1
409 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-11
I have a file with few rows of data (trailer.txt),  I could have more in future .I have to print first 3 characters from each row to a file (tralier.sorted.txt)
the input file and output file  of  how the data has to look are attached
trailer.txt
trailer-sorted.txt
0
Comment
Question by:uco
1 Comment
 
LVL 84

Accepted Solution

by:
ozo earned 500 total points
ID: 38767329
cut -c 1-3 trailer.txt | sort
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack

Come see why top tech companies like Mailchimp and Media Temple use Linux Academy to build their employee training programs.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Over the years I've spent many an hour playing on hardened, DMZ'd servers, with only a sub-set of the usual GNU toy's to keep me company; frequently I've needed to save and send log or data extracts from these server back to my PC, or to others, and…
Every server (virtual or physical) needs a console: and the console can be provided through hardware directly connected, software for remote connections, local connections, through a KVM, etc. This document explains the different types of consol…
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question