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- modify specific column with sed or awk 4 answers
So, in "normal" circumstances, it would obviously be easy to do something like:
But obviously in this case, I only want the suffix in the first column to be manipulated, I want the second column to be left untouched.
I don't mind what tool you propose to use. But I prefer it to available on a standard linux without needing further install (i.e. something like
perl would be more preferable to