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Why doesn't ^s$ in regex match a string like "starts with s and ends with s"?

31 votes
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How are users able to execute a file without permission?

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Do command line options take an equals sign between option name and value?

30 votes

Why does a backslash at the end of the line place undue whitespace?

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awk not working on piped output from sed

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Why does quoting not protect filenames that start with "-" against mis-interpretation?

19 votes

Using an if statement for a list of words

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'inf' in awk not working the way '-inf' does

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Actual content of a symlink file

18 votes
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Delete a lot of words with one command

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Separate fields with a multi-character delimiter using awk

18 votes

How to create numeronyms in bash

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How can I by-pass a function if already executed?

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Bash expansion asymmetry when opening and creating files

17 votes

Are Blanks, Spaces, and tabs part of a string?

15 votes

grep of output a previous grep

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How does `awk 'NF {p=1} p'` remove blank lines from the beginning and end of a file?

14 votes
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Convert a date from DD-MM-YYYY to YYYY-MM-DD format in bash LINUX

13 votes

How do I make a shortcut to a path using two tilde characters '~~' (or similar) in WSL/Ubuntu/Bash?

13 votes

Grep and Cut command in linux

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How can I assign the output of a command to different variables in each loop iteration?

12 votes
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System unresponsive after mounting /dev/sdc2 on /

12 votes

Prevent the second command from starting in the bash pipe if the first command fails

12 votes

What is the term to describe the naming method "MyVariable" (as opposed to "myVariable")?

12 votes
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Count network interfaces in Bash

11 votes
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How to overwrite only files which are smaller using rsync

11 votes

Remove lines that contain two string matches

11 votes

issues with $ symbol while reading from positional parameters in unix shellscript

11 votes

Like how you can do multiple 'sed' commands (delimited by ';') can you do this with 'awk -F'? It works with multiple 'awk' but not with 'awk-F'

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"if pgrep" no longer works if I use [[ or [

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