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diff3 command is used to compare the three files line by line. It internally uses the diff command to compare. When three files are compared… Read More
aspell command is used as a spell checker in Linux. Generally, it will scan the given files or anything from standard input then it check… Read More
fold command in Linux wraps each line in an input file to fit a specified width and prints it to the standard output. By default,… Read More
more command is used to view the text files in the command prompt, displaying one screen at a time in case the file is large… Read More
yes command in linux is used to print a continuous output stream of given STRING. If STRING is not mentioned then it prints ‘y’; Syntax:… Read More
The fgrep filter is used to search for the fixed-character strings in a file. There can be multiple files also to be searched. This command… Read More
The default editor that comes with the UNIX operating system is called vi (visual editor). Using vi editor, we can edit an existing file or… Read More
To convert the leading spaces and tabs into tabs, there exists a command line utility called unexpand command.  The unexpand command by default convert each… Read More
Less command is a Linux utility that can be used to read the contents of a text file one page(one screen) at a time. It… Read More
diff stands for difference. This command is used to display the differences in the files by comparing the files line by line. Unlike its fellow… Read More
Whenever you work with files in LINUX there can be a situation when you are stuck with a file that contains a lot of tabs… Read More
The uniq command in Linux is a command-line utility that reports or filters out the repeated lines in a file. In simple words, uniq is the… Read More
The join command in UNIX is a command line utility for joining lines of two files on a common field. Suppose you have two files… Read More
comm compare two sorted files line by line and write to standard output; the lines that are common and the lines that are unique. Suppose… Read More
Paste command is one of the useful commands in Unix or Linux operating system. It is used to join files horizontally (parallel merging) by outputting… Read More

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