Sort lines of text files with the sort command
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Linux In The Shell aims to explore the use of many commands a user can run in the Bash Shell. Tutorials include a write up with examples, an audio component about the write up, and a video component to demonstrate the usage of the command.
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The sort command does just that, it sorts input. Input can be a list of files, standard in, or files with standard in. The first example presents this simple file, shopping.txt, containing a list of items:
Issuing the sort command on this file:
Would present the following output:
For more information including a complete video please see http://www.linuxintheshell.com/2013/01/29/episode-022-sort/
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