I have a 250 MB text file, all in one line. In this file I want to replace a characters with b characters: sed -e "s/a/b/g" < one-line-250-mb.txt It fails with: sed: couldn't re-allocate ...
Possible Duplicate: Why doesn't cp have a progress bar like wget? Lately I have been dealing with rather large files in Linux. I often use commands like sed, cut, sort, uniq, awk, and ...
I want to create a large test file with lines containg dates listed by the second, but my method is taking inordinately long... (or at least, that's how it feels :) ... 43 minutes to create only ...