Let us explore a few examples to delete single or multiple characters using bash tr command
#1. bash tr, how to delete a single character?
# Example for deleting a letter l (lowercase L) echo "Hello World" | tr -d 'l' # Output Heo Word
#2. bash tr, how to delete multiple characters?
# Example for deleting a letter l (lowercase L) echo "Hello World" | tr -d 'l,o' # Output He Wrd
Reference to bash tr man page:
[email protected]:~$ man tr ... ... NAME tr - translate or delete characters SYNOPSIS tr [OPTION]... SET1 [SET2] ... -d, --delete delete characters in SET1, do not translate ...
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