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sed -n '10,20p' <filename>
2009-02-08 22:34:04
User: ergut
Functions: sed
55

Similarly, if you want to print from 10 to the end of line you can use: sed -n '10,$p' filename

This is especially useful if you are dealing with a large file. Sometimes you just want to extract a sample without opening the entire file.

Credit goes to wbx & robert at the comments section of http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/348/get-line1000-from-text.#comment

ls -l | egrep ^d
2009-02-08 22:21:55
User: ergut
Functions: egrep ls
3

This command would be useful when it is desirable to list only the directories. 'egrep' chooses only the lines that begin with 'd'.