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Delete line number 10 from file

Terminal - Delete line number 10 from file
sed -i '10d' <somefile>
2009-02-16 15:05:29
User: raphink
Functions: sed
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Delete line number 10 from file

Very useful when the ssh key of a host has changed and ssh refuses to connect to the machine, while giving you the line number that has changed in ~/.ssh/known_hosts.

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Thanks for the ssh/known_hosts suggestion... that's good.

Comment by bartman 326 weeks and 4 days ago

To illustate more clearly what I meant :

$ ssh somemachine

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

@ WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! @

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

IT IS POSSIBLE THAT SOMEONE IS DOING SOMETHING NASTY!

Someone could be eavesdropping on you right now (man-in-the-middle attack)!

It is also possible that the RSA host key has just been changed.

The fingerprint for the RSA key sent by the remote host is

1a:85:69:e1:dc:ce:ce:5c:b7:e3:c5:39:6b:f4:4a:4d.

Please contact your system administrator.

Add correct host key in /home/raphink/.ssh/known_hosts to get rid of this message.

Offending key in /home/raphink/.ssh/known_hosts:560

RSA host key for revu.tauware.de has changed and you have requested strict checking.

Host key verification failed.

$ sed -i '560d' ~/.ssh/known_hosts

Comment by raphink 326 weeks and 3 days ago

you may need to extend the command for freeBSD or MacOS:

sed -i -e '10d' some.file

Comment by fourty2 229 weeks and 1 day ago

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