The Fidelix Linux Distribution

Simple, Stable, and Secure

SORT(1) User Commands SORT(1)

sort - manual page for sort 1.31.1

sort [-nrugMcszbdfiokt] [-o FILE] [-k start[.offset][opts][,end[.offset][opts]] [-t CHAR] [FILE]...

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Sort lines of text

-o FILE Output to FILE

Check whether input is sorted
Ignore leading blanks
Ignore case
Ignore unprintable characters
Dictionary order (blank or alphanumeric only)
Sort numbers
General numerical sort
Sort month
Sort version

-t CHAR Field separator

-k N[,M] Sort by Nth field

Reverse sort order
Stable (don't sort ties alphabetically)
Suppress duplicate lines
Lines are terminated by NUL, not newline
April 2020 Fidelix 1.0