Useful Linux text utilities

A list of the most useful GNU coreutil tools, and other text utilities that are handy in hacking
  • cat

  • csplit / split

  • cut

  • head

  • tail

  • join

  • nl

  • od

  • fmt

  • paste

  • sort

  • uniq

  • comm

  • tr

  • pr

  • uniq

  • wc

  • seq

  • tee

  • grep

  • yes

  • awk

  • sed

  • jq

  • base64

  • shuf

  • more / less

  • column

  • replace

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