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238 votes
18 answers
161k views

How can I grep in PDF files?

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148 votes
6 answers
347k views

Usage of dash (-) in place of a filename

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144 votes
3 answers
364k views

Shell scripting: -z and -n options with if

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103 votes
9 answers
645k views

"Input/output error" when accessing a directory

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98 votes
7 answers
92k views

Show all the file up to the match

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4 answers
122k views

Understanding IFS

75 votes
5 answers
328k views

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

66 votes
1 answer
8k views

How is this command legal? "> file1 < file2 cat"

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56 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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45 votes
4 answers
37k views

How to use OCR from the command line in Linux?

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20 votes
4 answers
12k views

Understanding Bash's Read-a-File Command Substitution

16 votes
2 answers
164k views

Syntax error near unexpected token `('

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13 votes
1 answer
91k views

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

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11 votes
4 answers
22k views

du skip symbolic links

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8 votes
4 answers
5k views

Passing a code block as an anon. function

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7 votes
1 answer
4k views

Muttrc file for Gmail and Yandex

5 votes
1 answer
32k views

Remove all the new lines in a text file using sed [duplicate]

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5 votes
4 answers
3k views

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

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5 votes
1 answer
16k views

Random MAC address each time at startup [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
550 views

Provide redirection to commands used in compound commands

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1 vote
1 answer
832 views

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

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1 vote
2 answers
530 views

Invoking ffmpeg iteratively

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0 votes
1 answer
7k views

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

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0 votes
3 answers
171 views

exporting global variable in tee process substitution subshells [closed]