Rename/Replace white space in files in entire directory recursively

Rename/Replace white space in files in entire directory recursively

The purpose of this tutorial is to show various methods on how to rename or replace white space in multiple files. Some tools on a Linux system may not work properly with files that contain white spaces, which would give some users motivation to replace the white space with underscores, for example. Manipulating files without white space is much easier, as you do not have to worry about escaping the file name each time.

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How to extract a number from a string using Bash example

How to extract a number from a string using Bash example

The purpose of this tutorial is to show how to extract a number from a string using Bash – that is, either in a Bash script or from the Linux command line. It is common to use Bash as a utility to process strings or other textual data, so it is well equipped for the task of separating numbers out of a string. There are numerous ways to achieve this; see some of the examples below to get started.

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How to manage git repositories with Python

Neither Python nor Git need presentations: the former is one of the most used general-purpose programming language; the latter is probably the most used version control system in the world, created by Linus Torvalds himself. Normally, we interact with git repositories using the git binary; when we need to work with them using Python, instead, we can use the GitPython library.

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C++ : Understanding pointers

C++ : Understanding pointers

This tutorial is intended for all programing enthusiasts on all levels that wish to understand pointers in the C++ language. All code presented here is not compiler-specific, and all examples will be written in plain ANSI C++. Debates about pointers can stretch for miles, and you would need to go really far to master it all.

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How to use bash array in a shell script

How to use bash array in a shell script

In this tutorial we will see how to use bash arrays and perform fundamental operations on them. Bash, the Bourne Again Shell, it’s the default shell on practically all major linux distributions: it is really powerful and can be also considered as a programming language, although not as sophisticated or feature-reach as python or other “proper” languages. Furthermore, the Bash scripting is a must skill for any Linux system administration job.

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Show Bash script usage

Show Bash script usage

Is it best practice to include usage in every Bash script that you create. This gives the user an idea of what options the script is expecting, so they can use it as intended. It also gives the script some error checking ability to make sure that the user has supplied arguments in the expected way.

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