I see many examples and man pages on how to do operations like search-and-replace using sed. But, I want to match a given string or a regular pattern expression and display on the screen. How do I print lines with matching pattern using sed command only under Unix like operating systems?


How do I find out my DNS server IP address assiged my my ISP under Unix or Linux operating system using command prompt? How do I find preferred dns server under Debian / Ubuntu / Fedora Linux desktop system?


How do I mirror files from remote ftp server using lftp command? How do put the entier directory from a local disk to a remote ftp server (reverse mirror) using lftp command under Linux and Unix like operating systems?


I need to copy files from my second hard disk. This hard disk formatted with UFS 2 file system. How do I mount UFS 2 file system created by FreeBSD on my Debian Linux 6 based system?


I know wget command can resume downloads. H>ow do I resume partially transferred files using rsync command line under Unix like operating systems?

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I‘m writing a bash wrapper script that will pass arguments to the command. I need to find out the last argument if I call the wrapper as follows:

./wrapper -a -b –longarg=foo thisfilename.txt
./wrapper -a -b thisfilename.txt
./wrapper -a –next=true thisfilename.txt


=> $@ is all of them.

=> $0 is script name.

=> $1 is first arg.

I want thisfilename.txt stored in a shell variable called $last. How do I find the last argument passed to a shell script written in bash or ksh under Unix like operating systems?

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I‘ve upgraded to Firefox v13. However, I don’t like the new tab page. I’m concerned about my privacy. How do disable or hide new tab page while using Firefox browser version 13? How do you get rid of the “new tab” page that shows recently visited pages?