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Remove the last string character using rev and cut

Terminal - Remove the last string character using rev and cut
echo "command lines" | rev | cut -c 2- | rev
2011-09-21 11:27:52
User: ztank1013
Functions: cut echo ping rev
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Remove the last string character using rev and cut

In case sed and awk are not available you may use this to remove the last character from a string with "rev" and "cut".

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It can actually be shortened to:

while [[ 1 ]]; do if ping $REMOTE_HOST -c 1 -w 2 2&>/dev/null; then echo " $REMOTE_HOST is alive\!"; break; else echo -n '.'; fi; done

Comment by marek158 205 weeks and 4 days ago

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