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$PWD" } To force the use of an external command instead of any function or built-in that would otherwise have precedence, use enable -n, which turns off shell built-ins, or command, which ignores shell functions. For example, to use the test found in $PATH instead of the shell built-in version, type enable -n test and then run test.

I386. 05b-34. i386. i386. 1. 05b-14mdk. 05b-22mdk. 0. 10 symlinks dash to /bin/sh instead of bash as previous versions of Ubuntu and most other Linux distributions (https://wiki. list file is pointing at an up-to-date Debian mirror; then use the graphical Synaptic, kpackage, gnome-apt, or Add/Remove Programs tools, the terminal-based aptitude tool, or from the command line: apt-get update && apt-get install bash bash3 bash-builtins bash-doc bash3-doc For Red Hat distributions, including Fedora Core (FC) and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), use the GUI Add/Remove Applications tool (if the GUI is missing from the menus, at a command line for RHEL3 type redhat-config-packages & or for RHEL4 type system-config-packages &).

For example, to skip the first line of a file: $ tail +2 lines Line 2 Line 4 Line 5 Discussion An argument to tail, which is a number starting dash (-), will specify a line offset relative to the end of the file. So tail -10 file shows the last 10 lines of file, which also happens to be the default if you don’t specify anything. But a number starting with a plus (+) sign is an offset relative to the top of the file. Thus, tail +1 file gives you the entire file, the same as cat. +2 skips the first line, and so on.

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