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I am uniq

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

[Republished from October 2005 from my previous site]

Two of the things I love most about unix are learning new tools and tricks and teaching tools and tricks to others. One of unix’s real gems is uniq(1): “report or filter out repeated lines in a file”. Extremely simple and powerful, probably a page or two of easy code, but completely¬†indispensable. (more…)