[CentOS] script question

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Wed Oct 15 16:04:28 UTC 2008


Jerry Geis wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I am trying to create a script that takes an entire file,
> drops the first 19 characters from each line and creates a new file.
[..]
> test.txt is below
> 10-Oct-08 08:14 am  10

If this is the format of your data you could use awk to do the same
thing

cat filename | awk '{print $4}'

nate



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