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

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6 Responses

  1. dragonmouth says:

    The link to 7 Interesting Sort Commands does not work properly. It loads this article

    There are only 10 ‘sort’ command examples. The other four entries just create files to be input to the ‘sort’ command examples.

  2. Johnny Rosenberg says:

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

  3. 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…

  4. 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))

  5. 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.

  6. Meme says:

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

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