Remove space and/or tab characters at the end of line

sed -i 's/[ \t]*$//' file
The command removes all space and/or tabulation characters preceding new line

By: yohananov
2010-07-28 11:41:34

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leonamargret · 3 weeks and 5 days ago
You can learn so many such commands through these websites. This is the absolute place where you can learn Linux commands. It helps you to cbd for lupus do various tasks so easily. Good to see this command that removes all space and/or tabulation characters preceding new line.
Alyssalauren · 3 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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