Tail of a Text File #2 – HackerRank Solution

In this post, we will solve Tail of a Text File #2 HackerRank Solution. This problem (Tail of a Text File #2) is a part of Linux Shell series.

Contents

Task

In this challenge, we practice using the tail command to display the last n characters of a text file.

Display the last 20 characters of an input file.

Input Format

A text file.

Output Format

Output the last 20 characters of the text file.

Sample Input

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. 
New York is the 27th-most extensive, the third-most populous populated of the 50 United States. 
New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south.
About one third of all the battles of the Revolutionary War took place in New York.
Henry Hudson's 1609 voyage marked the beginning of European involvement with the area.

Sample Output

ent with the area.

Solution – Tail of a Text File #2 – HackerRank Solution

#Display the last 20 characters of an input file.
tail -c 20

Note: This problem (Tail of a Text File #2) is generated by HackerRank but the solution is provided by CodingBroz. This tutorial is only for Educational and Learning purpose.

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