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I've got it, I had to adjust it without using shuf because I don't have that command, after reading a post I realized it wasn't too much to rework. Thanks for the help. How did you come up with that logic?
Last edited by Lucien Lachance; 08-20-2013 at 10:51 AM.
I wish the man pages weren't always so terse, I have to get the hang of that still. Most of the time I know, or have an idea of how it needs to be solved and go from there. Do you usually know where to begin looking in the docs, or does it usually take you awhile to figure things out? I hope this makes sense..
The man pages are intentionally terse. They are supposed to be used to "remind" command users about things they seldom use. The info files are (usually) more complete, often with examples. (If you have the pinfo command installed, it makes using the info system much easier and intuitive.)
I see, I found this helpful link as well concerning lower case and upper case submissions: http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/GF/bibliog/l...bian/bash.html
Really puts things into perspective, I had always thought using tr, awk, or perl were the only ways of achieving this. Thank you pointing out that bash could handle this problem natively @grail.