How to use AWK Command in Linux, with examples

AWK Command in Linux, with examples

AWK is a cross-platform programming language designed for Linux/Unix by Alfred Aho, Peter Weinberger, and Brian Kernighan. However, unlike any common Linux command, it is a complete text-processing engine. AWK was built for text processing and is typically used for data extraction and reporting, and …

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5 Commands to list IP Address Information on Ubuntu

5 Commands to get IP Address Information on Linux

If you are using a Linux distro without a graphical interface then to find the IP address you have to use the command line interface. Here in this article, we learn the multiple commands that can be used to get information about networking configuration. Finding …

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How to Select a directory name during untarring?

Extract Tar with some different folder name

Learn how to select a folder name to extract Tar or Tar.gz compressed archives, so that it automatically saves the files in our desired location while extracting them. What is Untarring? As we know Tar is a popular command utility in Linux systems for Archiving …

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What are Tar and Gz? Difference between them.

tar and gz

While working in Linux you would have seen files downloaded from the internet ended up with either “.tar” or “.tar.gz”. Now, what are these extensions? Both of these imply the file is in Archived format that could contain a single file or multiple folders but …

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What is the Tar command in Linux?

Tar command in Linux

The tar in Linux is a commonly used lightweight command line tool for creating file archives and compressing them. Not only for archiving, but users can also use it for extracting, and manipulating existing archives as well. The name “tar” derived from “tape archive” because …

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