arrange your text nicely with column

August 17th, 2006 mysurface Posted in column, pipeline, Text Manipulation | Hits: 36004 | 1 Comment »

Try to cat /etc/group, you will find the output text is showing name:x:id: …, which list of groups is separate by :

To separate it nicely by columns, you can do that:

cat /etc/group | column -t -s":"

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