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Old 04-05-2009, 10:10 PM   #1
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How to remove everything before the first space in Sed or Awk


Hi, I have a list of names and numbers that looks like this:

john doe - 5551236565
jane doe - 5559875656

Now, obviously, the first names are different lengths, as are the last names. I need to know how to remove all the characters in each line up until the first space so that the output looks like this:

doe - 5551236565
doe - 5559875656

Thanks.
 
Old 04-05-2009, 11:45 PM   #2
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sed 's/[^ ]* //' file.txt
 
  


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