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Over the Wire’s Bandit Challenge – Level 8

Level 08 – bandit – overthewire

Level Instructions:

“The password for the next level is stored in the file data.txt and is the only line of text that occurs only once”


bandit8@bandit:~$ ls -la
total 56
drwxr-xr-x  2 root    root     4096 Dec 28  2017 .
drwxr-xr-x 42 root    root     4096 Jul 22 18:42 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 root    root      220 Sep  1  2015 .bash_logout
-rw-r--r--  1 root    root     3771 Sep  1  2015 .bashrc
-rw-r--r--  1 root    root      655 Jun 24  2016 .profile
-rw-r-----  1 bandit9 bandit8 33033 Dec 28  2017 data.txt
bandit8@bandit:~$ cat data.txt | sort | uniq -u
UsvVyFSfZZWbi6wgC7dAFyFuR6jQQUhR

This time we are piping the contents of the data.txt file first through the sort command and secondly into the uniq command to print only unique entries in the sorted text.

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