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A Practical Guide to Linux® Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Third Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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Examples

cars data file

Many of the examples in this section work with the cars data file. From left to right, the columns in the file contain each car’s make, model, year of manufacture, mileage in thousands of miles, and price. All whitespace in this file is composed of single TABs (the file does not contain any SPACEs).

$ cat carsplym    fury    1970    73       2500chevy   malibu  1999    60       3000ford    mustang 1965    45       10000volvo   s80     1998    102      9850ford    thundbd 2003    15       10500chevy   malibu  2000    50       3500bmw     325i    1985    115      450honda   accord  2001    30       6000ford    taurus  2004    10       17000toyota  rav4    2002    180      750chevy   impala  1985    85       1550ford    explor  2003    25       9500 ...

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