I want to print the first 1000 characters in an UTF-8 encoded file. I know that the head tool can print the first n bytes of a file, but it may cut a character in the middle so that I get garbled ...
Say I have a text file like this: # custom content section a b ### BEGIN GENERATED CONTENT c d ### END GENERATED CONTENT I'd like to replace the portion between the GENERATED CONTENT tags with the ...
I have a rtf file that I'm using grep on like this grep "Order Number" 'Extract Text Output.rtf' which results in lines that look like this \b\fs28 \cf2 Fab Order Number : FAB00772450\ and I ...
I want to retrieve the cpu usage/free percentage from mpstat output. The bash cut can be used to retrieve such details but i dont know what should be the delimiter viz. [idlecool@archbitch proc]$ ...
I make notes in textual format, for example ## TODO list 1. do this 2. do that ## SOMETHING ### ANYTHING 1. do this 2. do that Are there tools to change this text into HTML or LaTeX format? I ...
When typing texts on Word, Notepad or even in Google Docs. I want to use the dash symbol. Note that symbol is used in dialogs. All keyboards simply doesn't have the dash symbol (Alt+0151), so most ...