Shell corner: miscellaneous Unix tips

Friday, 17 October 2003, 6:20 PM EST

This month, Ed Schaefer presents part IV in his Miscellaneous Unix Tips series. Congratulations and $100 goes to Kyle Douglass, who submits a method for finding the top 10 files (by size) on a file system, a Korn shell technique for testing two files for the same inode, a technique for sorting a file on regular fields and virtual fields, a method for executing find on files in the current working directory, and a technique for cron-less automation for end users.

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