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Placing matching occurrence number to the left side of the occurrence itself

I have a file with multiple occurrences of the expression ".mp3". I want the first occurrence to become "1.mp3", the second occurrence to become "2.mp3", and so on. It would be something like awk '/ ...
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Bash: I have a variable in bash script; [duplicate]

I have a variable in bash script dirs= "4"; I want to get this number from another file so I am using a command dirs= sed -n '1p' < test.txt; It gets me the number, I see it in the terminal. But ...
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Wish to add numbers to word/url

What i want; as of example- Youtube.com/1 i wish to have an automated script that counts up to a 1000 URL EXAMPLE: https://www.youtube.com/1 https://www.youtube.com/2 Edit: --- [Fetching ...
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How to replace & generate line number

I have an input file with below data, how can I convert it to below mentioned output file. Input file 00001abc 00002def 00003ghi 00001jkl 00002mno 00003pqr 00001stu 00002vwx 00003yza 00004bcd ...
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Use first available number from a file

I have a config file prosody.config With the following data: VirtualHost "pubsub.subdomain.domain.com" admins = { "node1.subdomain.domain.com", "node2.subdomain.domain.com" } ...
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Number files based on modification time

I have a set of files that I need to rename based on the creation time, by appending two digits to the beginning indicating the sequence. Say, I have the following files: Filename Creation ...
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number lines in a file [closed]

So I have a file text.txt with lines of some characters example: abc abc yxz abc now I would like to number the lines like this and copy it to another file. End expected result: 1 abc 2 abc ...
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nl - numbering input in descending order

Is this possible to number file lines in descending order? That would be something like: nl -i -1 unfortunately this gives me: nl: invalid line number increment: ‘-1’: Numerical result out of ...
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How to number paragraphs

I know I have already asked this question, but I didn't get an answer that worked. So please could someone answer my question? I have a text file, containing paragraphs of text, each separated by a ...
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mv files into folders based on numbering in names

I have 30 folders: s-01 s-02 ... s-30 And, I have 30 files: txtFile-001 txtFile-002 ... txtFile-030 How can I perform the following operation in one shot mv txtFile-001 s-01/txtFile mv txtFile-...
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Override page numbers of a djvu document

I have a djvu scan of a book. Let's consider two cases: I'd like to number the pages 0, 1, 2, ... (usage case: the cover should get be page 0) I'd like to number some pages with Roman numbers and ...
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Increment Numbers in URL?

I want to create a list of URLs. The URLs have two sets of identical numbers which need to be incremented by 1: http://sample.com/poilus/cwrgshs/192/192.html http://sample.com/poilus/cwrgshs/193/193....
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sed: append line and number output

In Linux, say one wants to add the following line before line number five (thus line nuber 5 becomes line number 6) and wants to have all the lines in the output numbered throught the sed 'tool' = ...
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Delta of numbers in file

On our server a cronjob has logged a count of files in a shared directory. The log is of the form: 2003-07-03T16:05 279 2003-07-03T16:10 283 2003-07-03T16:15 282 By now this file has far over a ...
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Extract line number of a file which is having a non zero value before a specified string

I'm having a file which contains following data 1. verification: 10 passed 0 failed 2. verification: 10 passed 0 failed 3. verification: 10 passed 1 failed 4. verification: 10 passed 3 failed 5. ...
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Are the major, minor number unique

Are the major, minor number Unique? Do we have any citations and reference to it? NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 465.8G 0 ├─sda1 8:1 0 298.2M 0 ├─sda2 8:2 0 ...
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ffmpeg -pattern_type glob — not loading files in correct order

I have a dilemma.. I've had a script for a while now that downloads pictures from a webcam every few minutes. The naming convention just does new_image((len(files(dir))+1) + '.jpg') and that's all ...
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emacs line wrapping and numbering

How can I tell emacs to wrap lines at the 80th character? I am looking for a solution I can put in /.emacs. I put this in /.emacs but it doesn't work. ;; ========== Enable Line Numbering ========== ...
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swapping fields in columns by fixed pattern (yes, no, no, yes)

I want to produce a following list of pages (for imposition work); (number of pages is variable, but I make a sample of my needs using a list of 16 pages, logic is the same for longer lists) 1,16 8,9 ...
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repeat twice each couple of strings in a for cycle

I need to pass to pdftk, a list of arguments constituted by strings repeated twice like: A1-2 B1-2 A3-4 B3-4 A5-6 B5-6... and so on... I managed to achieve this with this workaround for ((x=1, y=2;...
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List files sorted numerically

I have a bunch of files from log1 to log164. I'm trying to LIST the directory (sorted) in a UNIX terminal but the sort functions are only providing the format like this: home:logs Home$ ls -1 | sort ...
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Add consecutive numbers succintly and elegantly to index lines

I usually do this $ wc questions 33 36 3105 questions $ seq 1 33 > nums $ paste nums questions 1 Content 2 ... . . 33 End Content but I feel there could be faster way to do ...