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LPIC I Exam Cram™ 2: Linux Professional Institute Certification Exams 101 and 102 by Ross Brunson

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Chapter 8. Text Processing

Terms you’ll need to understand:

Filters

Pipes

Redirection

Regular expressions

Standard error

Standard input

Standard output

Techniques you’ll need to master:

Understanding data flow

Redirecting data flow

Using pipes

Identifying command actions

Parsing command strings

Understanding sed

Using regular expressions

Finding text with grep

Unix/Linux Toolset Mentality

In this chapter we focus on the concepts and practice of getting a lot done on the shell command line. Chief among the skills you will gain from this chapter is the ability to choose commands and chain them together properly, and sometimes interestingly, to get your work done.

Unix and Linux have a toolset mentality that needs to be cultivated, and it must be learned ...

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