truncate until delimiter

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Feb 28 14:23:49 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-02-28 at 15:13 +0100, Vadkan Jozsef wrote:
> I Want to truncate this output, until the first "/":

Try using "cut".

To cut a line at the first slash, use

   cut -d/ -f1

See "man cut" for more info.

You might also want to check out "man basename"...

Regards, K.

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