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Newbie command line: The sort utility


Joe Barr offers up a few examples of sorting a text file with the sort command -- and explains as he goes...
The Linux GUIs are -- in my opinion -- on par with those of Windows or the Mac for ease of use, though I don't think any of the Linux GUIs are as pretty as that of the Mac, or even Windows. Since pretty is not my top priority when choosing an operating system, I can live with that. But when you compare the command line environment of DOS/Windows with that of Linux, it's like comparing a wheelbarrow with an 18-wheeler. This week we'll look at the sort command, and a couple of options you may not be familiar with.
 read more | mail this link | score:7240 | -Ray, June 2, 2004
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