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This is sed - Unix Stream Editor - cheat sheet. I created it because I wanted
to master sed inside out. With this cheat sheet I could have the whole sed
reference in front of me and this allowed me to quicker learn all the

I explain a lot more about how and why I created it in my article "Sed - UNIX
Stream Editor - Cheat Sheet". This article can be read here:


This cheat sheet was created by Peteris Krumins (
His blog is at  --  good coders code, great reuse.

The cheat sheet is released under GNU Free Documentation License.


The cheat sheet contains the following topics:

    * Command line argument summary.
    * Sed command summary:
        * Do they take a single address, pattern or a range of addresses.
        * What do they modify, is it input stream, output stream, pattern
          space or hold buffer.
        * All commands with their descriptions.
    * GNU sed extensions.
    * Address range format.

It is available in .pdf, .txt (ascii) and .doc (microsoft word)
formats. The latest versions can always be found at:


I'm sorry that I used Microsoft Word to create it, but I was not proficient in
LaTeX back then.


Peteris Krumins