I like using the
cut command in Linux with the
-c flag. However, I'm interested in finding a command that sort of does the set inverse of
cut. Essentially, given the input:
drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 4096 4 20:15 bin drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 4096 4 20:15 Desktop
I would like to see everything except “4096 4 20:15”. Here is the output:
drwxrwxrwx 2 root root bin drwxrwxrwx 2 root root Desktop
I want to be able to literally cut out between characters x and y, if that makes sense.
Any ideas? I can't imagine it'd be a hard script to write but if there already exists a command for it, I'd love to use it.