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Query This JSON File on Linux

You are working as a system administrator and have been tasked with querying a JSON file using only the CLI (Command Line Interface). You can download the demo file using the following `curl` command: ``` curl -O -L ``` Once the demo file is downloaded, you will also need to download the jq JSON processor from the following URL: ** With the demo file and jq processor are both downloaded, you may proceed with querying the file.

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Clock icon Jun 26, 2020

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  1. Challenge

    Download the jq JSON Processor

    curl -O -L
  2. Challenge

    Print All Department Names

    ./jq-linux64 '.users[].Department' demo.json
  3. Challenge

    Print the Name and ID of the Second User in the File

    ./jq-linux64 '.users[1].Name,.users[1].ID' demo.json

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