Bash – Remove White Space

Remove leading white space or tab

sed 's/^[ \t]*//'

Remove trailing white space or tab

sed 's/[ \t]*$//'

Remove leading and trailing white space or tab

sed 's/^[ \t]*//;s/[ \t]*$//'
All information on this site is shared with the intention to help. Before any source code or program is ran on a production (non-development) system it is suggested you test it and fully understand what it is doing not just what it appears it is doing. I accept no responsibility for any damage you may do with this code.