# Best answer: How do you delete a column in Linux?

## What is the command to delete a column in Linux?

As already mentioned, the colrm command lets you remove columns. So you just need to specify a numeric value, and column corresponding to that value as well as all the subsequent columns will get axed in the output. So you can see that columns 6, ,7 and 8 were axed.

## How do I remove the last character in Linux?

Solution:

1. SED command to remove last character. …
2. Bash script. …
3. Using Awk command We can use the built-in functions length and substr of awk command to delete the last character in a text. …
4. Using rev and cut command We can use the combination of reverse and cut command to remove the last character.