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sort

 
Sort lines of text files. More information: https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/sort.
 
  • Sort a file in ascending order:
     
    sort {{path/to/file}}
     
  • Sort a file in descending order:
     
    sort --reverse {{path/to/file}}
     
  • Sort a file in case-insensitive way:
     
    sort --ignore-case {{path/to/file}}
     
  • Sort a file using numeric rather than alphabetic order:
     
    sort --numeric-sort {{path/to/file}}
     
  • Sort /etc/passwd by the 3rd field of each line numerically, using ":" as a field separator:
     
    sort --field-separator={{:}} --key={{3n}} {{/etc/passwd}}
     
  • Sort a file preserving only unique lines:
     
    sort --unique {{path/to/file}}
     
  • Sort a file, printing the output to the specified output file (can be used to sort a file in-place):
     
    sort --output={{path/to/file}} {{path/to/file}}
     
  • Sort numbers with exponents:
     
    sort --general-numeric-sort {{path/to/file}}

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