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 For week four of our Linux/Unix class, we went over the plethora of ways to quickly and easily modify a text file from the terminal. For week four of our Linux/Unix class, we went over the plethora of ways to quickly and easily modify a text file from the terminal.
-Some of the commands that we learned include but are not limited to:+Some of the commands that we learned include but are not limited to 
 - cut - cut
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 - paste - paste
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 - sort - sort
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 - tr - tr
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 - uniq - uniq
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 - grep - grep
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 An understanding of these commands proved vital to unscrambling the ASCII art image that was hidden for us in the pbx1 project. An understanding of these commands proved vital to unscrambling the ASCII art image that was hidden for us in the pbx1 project.
  
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 We got try out and learn the basics of vim - a powerful text editor. We got try out and learn the basics of vim - a powerful text editor.
 Important things to note about vim include: Important things to note about vim include:
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 - Knowing how to actually type words in it. - Knowing how to actually type words in it.
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 - Knowing how to exit it. - Knowing how to exit it.
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 - Navigating the text file using many different buttons that all do different things. - Navigating the text file using many different buttons that all do different things.
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 - ~/.vim is where you can go to unsuccessfully install new colorschemes. - ~/.vim is where you can go to unsuccessfully install new colorschemes.
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 - ~/.vimrc is the config file, where you can make the program do lots of fun stuff. - ~/.vimrc is the config file, where you can make the program do lots of fun stuff.
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 Back to pbx1, we got to write an actual script to automate the whole project, very cool. Excited for more scripting goodness. Back to pbx1, we got to write an actual script to automate the whole project, very cool. Excited for more scripting goodness.
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 Overall a good week in the "Best Class You've Ever Taken."  Overall a good week in the "Best Class You've Ever Taken." 
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 Another long division problem comes and goes like the wind in the night. Another long division problem comes and goes like the wind in the night.
  
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