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Capture a string from JSON response

I have below Json response for POST method in bash and would like to capture value after sessionId":" and assign it to variable session_ID. {"changeId":"79911476-53a4-46e1-...
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How to delete part of a line and keep the rest using Bash?

Suppose that I have an output of lines like this: First name, Last name, 123456789(9 digits) GPA Class Major University How can I write some code to print the first 3 lines and only keep the ID ...
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cut command - How to find the end of line with N bytes

I want to cut a line from the 13th byte until the end of the line, but I don't know how many bytes there are in the line. How can I find the end of the line? I tried to do: cut -b 13-CRFL $textfile ...
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How to Copy All Image Files On Entire Disk Into One Directory

I'm looking for a command to copy all image files (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .avi ...) from entire disk (all directories and sub) into one directory. I've seen other question/responses on this topic on other ...
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Why is character “£” in a string interpreted strange in the command cut?

I'm developing a bash script and came up with the following strange behaviour! $ echo £ |cut -c 1 � The sign £ is passed to the next command cut whose filter is picking one character only. When I ...
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Using cut efficiently help

I have this command: cut -c 1,9,17,25,33,41,49 data > results However this is not efficiently written. Any shorter way to write something similar ? Thanks
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How to add n columns below first column? [closed]

I have a tab-separated data: 1-1 2-1 3-1 ... 1-2 2-2 3-2 ... 1-3 2-3 3-3 ... 1-4 3-4 ... 3-5 My desired output should look like this: 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-4 2-1 2-2 2-3 3-1 3-2 3-3 3-4 3-5 ... ...
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How to filter data with the highest number

I have thousands data like this: abc_1 abc_2 abc_3 abc_4 def_1 def_2 def_3 ghi_1 ghi_2 I want to filter it to get only data with the highest number which is abc_4, def_3, ghi_2. How I can get it?
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How to split string in TSV file

I have TSV file like this: abc_1 def_2 ghi_3 jkl_4 mno_5 I want to split that in to the: abc def ghi jkl mno and 1 2 3 4 5 How I can get that?
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How to insert filename by changing format to same file?

I have many files. File format is year(4-digit)month(2-digit)day(2-digit) Sample filenames: 20150101.txt 20150102.txt Content of sample filenames 00:00:13 -> 001528 I want to extract data as ...
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How would you separate fields with multiple spaces and store them in an array?

In my file mytxt: field1 field2 ------ ------- this are numbers 12345 this letters abc def ghi Let's say I want to store the first field ...
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How to remove the first colon ':' from a timestamp?

I am new to programming!! Can anyone help to remove the : at the first position in a timestamp: :29.06.2019 23:03:17 Presently I am trying to do it using awk/cut commands as shown below: TDS="$(...
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Can cut keep just the first letter after a comma and whitespace?

I have input that looks like this: Austin, Ashley D Bender, Isaiah J Here I am trying to cut the first name till the "," and then add the first letter of second name. For example, the above two ...
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How can I make an alias for a long ls command?

When I type in xfce4-terminal the command: ls -pltrh --color=always --time-style="+%d-%b-%Y $newline%H:%M" | grep --color=never -v / | cut -d ' ' -f6- echo -e -n '\033[1;5;36m'"Diretório §⮕ " echo -...
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Correctly locate the desired field from cut operation

I have such processes running me 26175 1.7 2.5 1483984 100148 tty2 Sl+ 12:49 0:04 /snap/electronic-wechat/7/dist/electronic-wechat-linux-x64/electronic-wechat me 26237 0.0 0.7 311516 ...
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cut not outputting anything

I created a script by using the command line initially: grep -c "Author" reviews_folder/* | cut -d \/ -f 2 | sort -nt':' -k2 | sed 's/.dat:/ /g' It worked, however I then needed to make it a shell ...
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Cut the second field delimited by spaces

I want to retrieve the second column from ps result: test@pc:~$ ps -e | head -5 | cut -d '' -f1 PID TTY TIME CMD 1 ? 00:00:03 systemd 2 ? 00:00:00 kthreadd 3 ? ...
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Remove certain fields from a line

I have the following lines in a file: Modified folders: html/project1/old/dev/vendor/symfony/yaml/Tests/bla.yml Modified folders: html/port5/.DS_Store Modified folders: html/trap/dev8/.DS_Store ...
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`cut -d: -f5-` prints lines even if they have no colon

Assuming a file named "file" containing the lines: foo:bar:baz:qux:quux one:two:three:four:five:six:seven alpha:beta:gamma:delta:epsilon:zeta:eta:theta:iota:kappa:lambda:mu the quick brown fox jumps ...
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can't cut/Paste or move file in all my partition even using “sudo nautilus”

I have big problem to use my PC because I can't cut or paste or move all my file and folder in all my partition without system partition of Ubuntu. I use Ubuntu 17.04. I tried to search any response ...
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Cut command with word as delimiter

Is there any cut command to cut based on a word eg : 171212 16082784 6264 XXX xxxxxxxx Transaction XXXXX abend ABCD. The task has terminated abnormally because of a program check. 16:08:27 ...
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How to use cut command inside vim [closed]

I know this should be very simple but due to some reason I am not able to get this working. say I have a simple file with multiple columns of data, I just want to get second column and remove other ...
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How to create an alias to get a column? [duplicate]

Hello I would like to perform an alias to get an specific colum, parameter using a separator in order to achieve this i decided to use the cut command I created the alias as follows, and I saved it in ...
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how to get the available space left deterministically?

When I use the cut command, everytime I get a different result which makes sense. So I wonder how to get the answer similar to this but consistent across different Ubuntu nodes? ubuntu@ip:~/...
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Is there any way to make the cut command read the last field only?

I have a space seperated string which is output by a command, which I like to pipe to cut, using -fd ' ' to split on spaces. I know I can use -f <n> to display field number <n>, but can I ...
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How to Assign a keyboard shortcut to a different combination?

I have an issue where my copy and paste keyboard shortcuts are assigned to ctrl + insert and shift + insert instead of ctrl + c and ctrl + v. Now that I am too used to using ctrl + v and ctrl + c, I ...
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Cut and store a string untill a word is found in bash

I have this string /path/to/www/continued/xyz I want to cut the string till www means I want the string /path/to/www How can I do this in bash
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How can I cut the mac address out of DHCPDUMP?

I am trying to use dhcpdump to recognize people logging onto my home network and give them a tailor made greeting using a credential file. I cannot get the mac address out of the results of dhcpdump. ...
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Periodically cut and paste files

I'm running a model that generates quite a stream of outputs. In fact they are so many that it ends up dying because the hard-drive is filled up Is there a way (maybe with cron) to periodically scan ...
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Store in environment variable

I tried storing the contents of a file in an environment variable using one of those commands. a= cut -f 1 abc.txt cut -f 1 abc.txt >a neither works . So , can anybody help me out?
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How to use 'cut' command for finding temperature using tlp?

I have installed tlp in my system to prevent laptop over heating and i used this code to retrieve currtent cpu temperature. tlp-stat -t the output for above command is something like this: --- TLP ...