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10
accepted Redirect VI command output to a file
Jul
10
asked Redirect VI command output to a file
Jul
10
accepted iconv illegal input sequence- why?
Jul
9
comment iconv illegal input sequence- why?
How do find out which is the byte corresponding to offending character? I tried hexdump -C file command and got 0002b220 72 75 69 6e e6 0a 20 2d 2d 20 48 6f 72 61 63 65 |ruin.. -- Horace| as output.
Jul
9
comment iconv illegal input sequence- why?
@vinc17 how did you find out the file was in ISO-8859?
Jul
9
asked iconv illegal input sequence- why?
Jul
9
comment Grep with spaces suddenly doesn't work
Does this work? grep -E "HELLO[^\S+]FRIEND" file
Jul
8
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
8
comment Removing a specific line from a file
with certain versions of sed you don't need to do -i.bak just -i will do (but of course w/o backup file)
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jul
2
comment Finding all large files in the root filesystem
relevant find . -type f -print | xargs du -sk | sort -rn
Jul
2
comment Test for a particular file format
file: invalid option -- 'l' @illuminÉ
Jul
2
comment Normal looking text file, detected by file as ASCII Pascal program text
could you have a stab at unix.stackexchange.com/questions/140359/…;? thanks.
Jul
2
comment Test for a particular file format
thanks, i should have checked manpages. But unfortunately this doesn't work for the file I have uploaded in the linked question. file -k tmp still shows only ASCII Pascal program text as the only matching format whereas I expect it to match it with ASCII English Text.
Jul
2
revised Test for a particular file format
added 3 characters in body
Jul
2
asked Test for a particular file format
Jul
2
accepted Normal looking text file, detected by file as ASCII Pascal program text
Jul
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revised Normal looking text file, detected by file as ASCII Pascal program text
added 17 characters in body
Jul
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revised Normal looking text file, detected by file as ASCII Pascal program text
added 54 characters in body
Jul
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comment Normal looking text file, detected by file as ASCII Pascal program text
yes, it's /etc/magic. not under $home, i just wanted to say that i have the magic file somewhere (it shows path when you do file -v)