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Old 09-07-2018, 02:55 PM   #1
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Whatever Happened to "unuiq"


Hi

Back in the day Linux had an excellent command 'uniq'. It appears in my venerable, much loved, heavily thumbed & annotated copy of "Linux in a Nutshell (2nd Edition)" published in 1997. It also appears the colossally large 4th edition (pub. 2003) but now appears to have disappeared (at least from recent editions of SuSE).

I have a particular script which I wrote years ago and which relied 'uniq'. I now have to re-write it using something else.

Does anyone know why & when this command has disappeared?

dmk
 
Old 09-07-2018, 03:00 PM   #2
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Still alive and kicking on my Mint 19 installation.

You may want to edit the thread title by the way.
 
Old 09-07-2018, 05:59 PM   #3
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Provided by coreutils in Fedora - I can't imagine that's been dropped in Suse.
 
Old 09-07-2018, 06:41 PM   #4
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Still here on Slackware 14.2.
 
Old 09-07-2018, 07:13 PM   #5
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Also present in CentOS 7.5
 
Old 09-07-2018, 08:21 PM   #6
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The command uniq is present in Q4OS.
 
Old 09-08-2018, 01:28 AM   #7
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Present in opensuse leap 15 too. Package name : coreutils
 
Old 09-18-2018, 03:36 AM   #8
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My error - I'm getting old. Sorry about that !
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