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235 votes
18 answers
158k views

How can I grep in PDF files?

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148 votes
6 answers
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Usage of dash (-) in place of a filename

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140 votes
3 answers
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Shell scripting: -z and -n options with if

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103 votes
9 answers
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"Input/output error" when accessing a directory

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97 votes
7 answers
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Show all the file up to the match

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4 answers
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Understanding IFS

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5 answers
322k views

Redirecting the content of a file to the command "echo"

66 votes
1 answer
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How is this command legal? "> file1 < file2 cat"

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53 votes
5 answers
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getopt, getopts or manual parsing - what to use when I want to support both short and long options?

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5 answers
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How to use OCR from the command line in Linux?

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17 votes
4 answers
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Understanding Bash's Read-a-File Command Substitution

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2 answers
164k views

Syntax error near unexpected token `('

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1 answer
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What is "Exit 2" from finished background job status?

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4 answers
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Passing a code block as an anon. function

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1 answer
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Muttrc file for Gmail and Yandex

5 votes
1 answer
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Remove all the new lines in a text file using sed [duplicate]

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4 answers
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How can I replace text in the last non-blank line?

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2 votes
2 answers
536 views

Provide redirection to commands used in compound commands

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1 vote
1 answer
798 views

Why reverse syntax of output redirection doesn't act as input redirection?

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1 vote
2 answers
517 views

Invoking ffmpeg iteratively

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1 answer
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Looping through files in directories, each matching a pattern [closed]

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3 answers
145 views

exporting global variable in tee process substitution subshells [closed]