Iterate a Text File in Bash
This is how you iterate thru a text file outputting a line at a time in Bash shell scripting.
Send One Line From a Text File as as SMS Every 10 Mins
This command will send a line from a given text file one every 10 mins as an SMS to a given number.
Install Package List
Install a list of packages from a text file. cat packages.txt | xargs apt-get install
Replacing in Found Files
Replace one string by another in all file found by find. find . -name *whatyouwant* -exec perl -pi.bak -e ‘s/TEXT_TO_REPLACE/TEXT_TO_REPLACE_IT_WITH/g’…
Spell Check a Text File using Aspell
You can use Aspell to spell check of a text document using this command. It must be executed in a…
Optimized Grep Searching
Grep that searches recursively, ignores binary files, and doesn’t look inside Subversion hidden folders. grep -Ir –exclude=”*\.svn*” “pattern” *
Get the Plain Text Version of a Web Page
This command fetches a web page, converts it to text and shows it. lynx -dump http://www.example.com/