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Questions tagged [merge]

Merging is the operation of taking two or more source contents to produce a single one. Things that are commonly merged are files (source code, configuration, etc.), branches in a version control system, redundant entries in databases, etc.

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Merging PDF files with similar names

I have a folder populated with PDF files in this format: SI-T-xxxxxx.pdf SI-T-xxxxxx-sol.pdf SI-T-yyyyyy.pdf SI-T-yyyyyy-sol.pdf and so forth, with the middle part being digits. I want a way for ...
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How to exit Git MERGE_MSG?

I was trying to merge two Git branches but I got an error ("fatal: refusing to merge unrelated histories"), so then I checked and I saw some advices here to try and force the merge, but then this ...
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How to merge pre-sorted files into a single BIG file, without excessive memory or temporary disk use

I'm trying to sort (and ideally remove duplicate lines) from a 1.4TB file. Splitting and sorting the individual chunks is not an issue, but reassembling them is turning out to be a challenge. I ...
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Does sort --unique -k drop duplicates in original order?

I'm doing a unique sort on a concatenated set of index files where the first column will sometimes change between each index and the second column will be a key value (actually hex addresses). Each ...
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Joining two csv files on common column and removing the second last column

I have two csv files: file1: C1, 1, 0, 1, 0, 1 C2, 1, 0, 1, 1, 0 C3, 0, 0, 1, 1, 0 file2: C3, 1.2 C1, 2.3 C2, 1.8 I want to merge these two files based on C column (which produces): C1, 1, 0, 1, ...
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Joining two space-separated files based on matching values in two different columns

I have tried various solutions given in this site for this kind of problem and none of these are helping me out. I have two files (space-separated, contains columns). Both the files contain the same ...
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How do I merge a single feature of the Linux Kernel into my project?

I'm building a custom kernel for Android, but I want to replace Motorola's F2FS implementation with that of upstream Linux, which is unaffected by a certain bug present in the former. I dont know a ...
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Merging in Unix

I have a CSV file with vertical bars (|) as the delimiter, like below, for which I need to apply merging technique in Unix. The file contains hundreds of thousands of records (four fields), but I gave ...
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How to merge different columns in the same file?

I have three files, as shown below: FILE 1: DATE PGTO_CRED 20180801 50.00 20180802 150.00 20180803 130.00 20180804 110.00 20180805 200.00 FILE 2: DATE PGTO_TOTAL 20180801 ...
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Awk for merging multiple files with common column

I have a question concerning awk command in unix to merge multiple tables with a common value Tab1 Geneid Chr Start End Strand Length Sample_1 ENSG00000278267 1 17369 17436 - 68 0 ...
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Fetching, merging and exporting data from CURL

Before anything else, english isn't my laguage. I'll try to be understandable :-) Second, I am not a regular Linux user, I'm just starting out. I'm using curl and the API of a web chat platform to ...
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Merge fdf file into pdf (output of skim pdf for OS X)

The skim PDF viewer for OS X saves its annotations as .fdf files. Is there any way to merge these into a common pdf document? The closest that might have worked is pdftk: pdftk doc.pdf fill_form ...
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merging files with the same 1 column

I have multiple files named p1.bbmap.mapping.csv, p2.bbmap.mapping.csv, p3.bbmap.mapping.csv ... p3.bbmap.mapping.csv Each file has two columns. p1_60_length_504_cov_1.580902 12 ...
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How to concatenate files from different sub-directories?

I have a large folder containing many sub-directories each holding many .txt files. I want to concatenate all of these files into one .txt file. I am able to do it for each of the sub-directories with ...
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Git not creating merge commit when merging signed/annotated tag

I'm expecting Git to create a merge commit when I merge a signed or annotated tag but instead it fast-forwards the branch pointer. I'm using Git version 2.17.0 on openSUSE Tumbleweed that comes with ...
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Mount and merge folder contents

Is there any way to mount a folder content inside to another one? Let's say I have 2 folders with following content; Folder1 Folder2 file1 file2 I basically want to make visible all ...
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How to merge two gz files into new outputfile with specific name

I have 96 *fastqc.gz raw read files from 24 samples. Each sample was sequenced on two lanees for each pair. I would like to merge reads for each pair from both lanes into one output file with same ...
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socat to merge TCP streams

I'm trying to merge 2 TCP streams into one and then send the result outside through a TCP port server. The first part is Ok, I'm able to capture incoming streams as below: STREAM1: socat TCP:127.0.0....
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simple merge of CSV file

I want to merge two CSV without any condition and no primary.It should be first row file1 and file2. file1 id,name,city file2 mobileno,address,email output id,name,city,mobileno,address,,...
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Combine multiple .csv files with different lengths in a single one

I have a similar problem as Merging contents of multiple .csv files into single .csv file but for different length of csv files. What should I add to the perl script in this answer, in order to ...
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Merging columns from 200+ big files into one table

I have 200+ large files that all have exactly 1 column and 76M rows. I want to start a newfile.txt and slap the columns next to each other (match Line 1 of File 1 with Line 1 of File 2... and continue ...
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How to merge two /etc/group files

I have two files in style of /etc/group : root:x:0: daemon:x:1: bin:x:2: sys:x:3: adm:x:4:username tty:x:5: disk:x:6: lp:x:7: mail:x:8: news:x:9: ubuntu:x:999: And I want to merge them into a third ...
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Merge columns and add

I have a file with the following content (there are additional spaces to pad the first column) 1 account1 192.168.0.1 1 account1 192.168.0.2 19 account2 192.168.0.1 100 account3 192.168....
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Need to merge reads into one file

I need to take three files and merge them into one. I have a total of 288 samples where in the following files I have the same sample number (S88) Plate_3: 280_S88_L001_R1_001.fastq.gz Plate_2: ...
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Interleave seven fastQ files

I have 7 FastQ files and I want to merge them into one in the following way: File1 line1 File1 line2 File1 line3 File1 line4 File2 line1 File2 line2 File2 line3 File2 line4 File3 line1 File3 line2 ...
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scp remote file and append to local file

I have multiple files to be pulled from remote server. For further processing of the files in the local server, I need to merge (concatenate) them into single file, which can't be done in the remote ...
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Merge/combine two monitors into one desktop

I'm running Arch Linux on a PC with a ATI HD 5870, using the open source driver. I have two HD-monitors and I want to "merge" these screens into one large desktop (3840x1080), so I can run a ...
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How to merge two files with different lengths and columns linux

I have 2 files with different columns and length and I want to merge them as desired output file given below, Please Help!!! File 1 aa bb cc dd File 2 ff , 2 , tg12 dd , 3 , tg13 gg , 4 , tg14 hh ,...
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merging files in a one dataframe

I have almost 160 txt files, each file has 7 columns and now i want to put that in one file. Each files 1st and 6th column data (Geneid, Length) is same so i just want that to be the 1st and 2nd ...
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Join two files based on a column

file1: a, 1 b, 5 c, 2 f, 7 file2: a, 2 f, 9 g, 3 I want to join file 1 and file 2 based on column 1 and get file 3 as below. file3: a, 1, 2 b, 5, - c, 2, - f, 7, ...
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concatenating multiple fastq files

I have a folder with almost 100 files, organized in groups of 16 files each. I need to concatenate each of the 16 files of each group into a single file. For example, one group of file names is: ...
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Merging Directories Based on their Suffix

I have a directory structure produced during archiving. The archiving system can't be changed. Whenever a duplicate directory occurs the archiver appends an integer suffix to the directory name. My ...
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Merge 2 huge files matching multiple columns and preserving the order (print matching and non-matching values) - scale up from awk

I'm having trouble with merging data from 2 files. It is genetic data with chromosome, position, reference and alternate alleles and I need to merge the files by matching all 4 of those columns - with ...
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Merge two videos using FFMPEG side by side without black portion on top and bottom

I have two video files of size 360X406 each, I want to merge them side by side to size 720X406. However the below command generating the video output of size 720X406 but its resolution look different ...
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Join two tables based on non-sharing values in chosen column

I have been using "Perl for biologists with little computer coding knowledge" from site called Scriptome (Harvard). It gives great Perl one-liners to achieve desired functions which runs on Unix ...
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Multiple files with no header to merge with one header

I have 58 files named as xaa.csv to xcf.csv, none of them have headers. I have a separate file with the header. How can I merge the files with the header and have 59 outputs merged? For example: ...
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Merge pdf files and automatically create a table of contents with each file as an entry

I have several pdf files (chapter1.pdf, chapter2.pdf, etc.), each one being a chapter of a book. I now how to merge them into a single pdf (I use the command pdfunite from poppler), but since the ...
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How to merge duplicate lines into one line separate by comma

I have the following data: St1 apt1 St1 apt2 St2 apt5 St3 apt6 St3 apt7 St3 apt8 I would like to merge the duplicate lines and separate the fields by comma and have 2 columns, for example: St1 apt1,...
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Merging 2 file vertically sorted

I want to merge two files of desired output. File 1 example as below: LOCATION 0 X 0 VALUE 1 2 3 VALUE 1 2 3 VALUE 1 2 3 LOCATION 1 X 0 VALUE 1 2 3 VALUE 1 2 3 VALUE 1 2 3 LOCATION 2 X 0 VALUE 1 2 3 ...
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How to merge two csv files with common but differently ordered headers?

I have multiple files (>150) with multiple columns (>150). Most of the headers are common but occur in different order (as eg below): File 1: Col1 Col2 Col3 Col4 Col5 A B C D E File 2: ...
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Merge three .gif animations

I have 3 .gifs animations and I just want to merge them temporally. Say g1.gif contains images 1,2,3 sequenced as so g2.gif contains images 4,5,6 sequenced as so g3.gif contains images 7,8,9 ...
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rsync and cp producing different results

I was upgrading ModX today and tried to merge the new installation with the existing copy on my server. On their site ModX says to "merge directories", which I assume means to recursively copy every ...
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Restoring Maildir emails from backup on different machine (so filename conventions differ)

I have GMail synced via IMAP using offlineimap on Machine A and Machine B. I accidentally deleted 5000 messages when trying to sync Machine B. Machine A was off at the time, and so I still have ...
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What is the name of the default git mergetool?

I'm wondering what the name of the default git mergetool on my linux server is?
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how to concatenate next line when condition is true awk

I'm using awk to edit a text file that looks like this : Device_ID Local Intrfce CS_Quimicas_Alim Gig 3/13 computacion_seg_23 Gig 3/14 158 T S MAUSALUD_B Gig 1/40 MULTIAULAS_PRINCIPAL Gig 3/22 173 S ...
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Concatenate pairs of files in a loop

I have two lists of files ending with two different extensions and I would like to concatenate them in pairs, in a loop. The file names look like these: These are the files a.ID, b.ID, c.ID, d....
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Merge two files with duplicate entries using awk [duplicate]

I would like to merge two files together based on a matching column, where one file has duplciate entries. For example: File1: 1 A 2 B 3 C 4 D 5 E 6 F 7 G 8 H 9 I 10 J ...
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How to copy/merge two directories and if two files have the same name rename the older one appending its modification time

I have several directories with files which mostly have the same name but might be different and I need to have all these directories merged into a new one. I need to be able to compare the same named ...
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How to join 2 files based on common rows of first columns?

file1 : HOUSAM1189870 3 0.00 0 -2450.00 11 HOUSAM1213135 3 0.00 0 -2620.00 2 HOCANM245675 3 0.00 0 0.00 0 HOUSAM1239242 3 ...
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Join two textfiles on 1st column keeping order and unpairable lines from 1st file

I need to merge two files that I have but I first need it to match before merging them. This is my first file containing lets say 1 Million lines. abcde fghi jklmn opqrs 123456 0000 Second file ...