14 Useful Examples of Linux ‘sort’ Command – Part 1

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5 Responses

  1. Johnny Rosenberg says:

    Just wondering why you type ”/home/$USER/” instead of just ”$HOME/”. Unnecessary typing. Just saying. :) Or am I missing something?

  2. sealinger says:

    In the last command:

    $ ls -l /home/$USER | sort -t "," -nk2,5 -k9

    Why you put a parameter -t ? I don’t understand…

  3. OKCarl says:

    I have a copy of a 4.09 GB wordlist / dictionary, crackstation.txt. Just now the words and numbers are arranged in the usual order: 0123456789aAbBcCdDeEfFgGhHiIjJkKlLmMnNoOpPqQrRsStT uUvVwWxXyYzZ

    How do I rearrange the order to something like:

    tTaAsShHwWiIoObBmMfFcCdDpPnNeEgGrRyYuUvVjJkKqQzZxX 1023985467

    (This sequence gives the first letters of English words in order of popularity, from most popular (left) to least popular (right))

  4. Anonymous says:

    “14 Useful Examples…”

    No, it’s 14 numbered entries, but several are just duplicate functions of sort using files vs using standard input.

  5. Meme says:

    Hello, what program are you use to create gif such as above?

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