Print Particular Lines of a File Using SED

Say you want to print the lines 3 and 7, and all lines from 11 to 15 of a text-file. The following SED one-liner will do for you
sed -n -e ‘3p’ -e ‘7p’ -e ‘11,15p’ textfile.txt

Anycom Bluetooth USB Adapter on Windows 7

For the first time I could personally sense the effects of the economic crisis. The manufacturer of my Bluetooth device ANYCOM USB-200, the Germany-based ITM Technology AG is insolvent. Immediate effect for customers like me: No more driver updates and their general unavailability on the homepage.
Here is the good news for everybody who wants to [...]

Working with a List of Tuples in Shell Scripting

Several people have recently asked me whether or not it is possible to use tuples in their shell script. One example is running a program with a varying set of parameters. Since they often did not find a good solution, they began to formulate their problem in a higher-level scripting language like Ruby. Surprisingly, you [...]