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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 https://github.com/linuxacademy/content-intro-to-databases-on-linux/raw/master/demo.json ``` Once the demo file is downloaded, you will also need to download the jq JSON processor from the following URL: *https://stedolan.github.io/jq/* With the demo file and jq processor are both downloaded, you may proceed with querying the file.
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Download the jq JSON Processor
curl -O -L https://github.com/stedolan/jq/releases/download/jq-1.6/jq-linux64
Print All Department Names
./jq-linux64 '.users.Department' demo.json
Print the Name and ID of the Second User in the File
./jq-linux64 '.users.Name,.users.ID' demo.json
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