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bash sort using a tab delimiter

Posted 09-07-2012 at 02:49 PM by NullTerminator
Updated 09-07-2012 at 03:49 PM by NullTerminator
Tags bash, sort, tab

There are several ways to sort things when fields are tab separated. The simplest I have found is
Code:
TAB=`echo -e "\t"`
sort -t"$TAB" -k 5,3 scrambledFile.tsv > sorted.tsv
syntax may vary for dos shells, possibly as
Code:
set tab=echo "\t"
sort -t"%tab%" -k5,3 scrambledFile.tsv > sortedFile.tsv
As of this posting, both variations are subject to verification of the syntax.
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Old

Sorting pictures, removing duplicates

Posted 11-20-2010 at 09:37 AM by jere21
Updated 10-11-2014 at 11:02 AM by jere21

EDIT 2012-02-03/2014-10-11:
In Debian I just discovered "duff". A tool to find duplicate files-.-
Unfortunately it doesn't work with symbolic links to files.
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All files with their md5sum
Code:
PICS="pics"
find . -type f -exec md5sum '{}' ';' > $PICS
Lists with only md5sum, once with duplicates removed (should be improved to handle double spaces in filenames).
Code:
cat $PICS | sed -r "s|^(.*)
...
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