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Manipulating strings in bash


Extracting meaningful data from strings is a crucial skill when working with bash, and bash gives us powerful tools to do so: head, tail, cut, sed, and awk. But these tools can be hard to understand without spending time to learn them, so many developers fall into a rut of blindly copying and pasting commands. No more! With this mini-course, you'll understand the basic ins and outs of these commands in under 15 minutes.