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Avoid using temp files for pr

I am tailing two files at the same time, side by side, I can't get a version to work that doesn't use temporary files F1.tmp and F2.tmp. I would like to use watch to call this script. Pretty sure I ...
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Printing a file in columns with arbitrary amount of rows

I have this file: line1 line2 line3 line4 line5 line6 line7 line8 line9 And I want to print it across 3 columns with this structure so that first column has lines 1-2-3, second column has the lines ...
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Can coreutils' `pr` do what util-linux's `column` can do?

Can coreutils' pr do what util-linux's column can do: The column utility formats its input into multiple columns. The util support three modes: columns are filled before rows ...
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What does `pr -e` mean?

From coreutils' manual about pr: ‘-e[in-tabchar[in-tabwidth]]’ ‘--expand-tabs[=in-tabchar[in-tabwidth]]’ Expand tabs to spaces on input. Optional argument in-tabchar is the input tab ...