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text processing commands in linux

echo – display line of text
cat – Concatenate files to standard output
less – Improved more-like text pager
head – Output the first parts of a file
tail – Output the last parts of a file
cut – Remove sections from each line of a file or
standard input
paste – merge lines of files
diff – Compare two text files line by line

sort – sort lines of text files
cmp – Compare two files byte for byte
join – Join lines of two files on a common field
awk – A pattern scanning and processing
language
grep – Print lines matching a pattern
sed – stream editor for filtering and transforming text

more – Pager
sed – Stream EDitor
sort – Sort lines of text files
grep – Print lines matching a pattern
split – Split a file into pieces
tail – Output the tail end of files
tee – Read from standard input, write to standard output and files
uudecode – Decodes a binary file that was used for transmission using
electronic mail
uuencode – Encodes a binary file for transmission using electronic mail
wc – Word/line/byte count

awk – A pattern scanning and processing language
banner – Creates ascii art version of an input string for printing large
banners
cat – Concatenate files to standard output
cksum – Print the CRC checksum and bytecount of a file (see also
MD5)
egrep – Extended pattern matching (synonym for “grep -E”)
fgrep – Simplified pattern matching (synonym for “grep -F”)
fold – Wrap each input line to fit within the given width
iconv – Convert the encoding of the specified files
join – Join lines of two files on a common field
less – Improved more-like text pager

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