On Thursday 13 May 2010 10:49:22 Jozsi Vadkan wrote: > 2010. 05. 12, szerda keltezéssel 12.25-kor Hugo Vanwoerkom ezt írta: > > Jozsi Vadkan wrote: > > > I have a file: > > > And i want to only output the first, second, and fourth line to another > > > file. > > > > hugo@debian:~$ sed -n '1,2p;4p' file.txt > > yes, that's the problem, it only outputs the first, second, and fourth > line! I think that perhaps there is some language barrier. Your original post indicates that you want lines 1, 2, 4 and no others output. "i want only output the first, second, and fourth line" Your most recent post says that is "the problem". Which I infer means something you don't want. Could you maybe rephrase the question, or at least be a bit more verbose? ... If you want the output to go to a file try something like (sed -ne '1,2p;4p' "$input" > "$output"). -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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