Delete the specified line

sed -i 8d ~/.ssh/known_hosts

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By: prayer
2009-03-03 01:13:28
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The -e option isn't needed in this example (at least not on the two different linux systems I ran it on [CentOS 5, and a very old SUSE 7]).
leper421 · 481 weeks and 3 days ago
meh. i meant to hit up, but my mouse moved as i clicked, and i accidentally voted it down. sorry. i love this command. this beats hands down opening the file with vim, locating the line, and deleting it. quick, easy, painless. great command.
atoponce · 481 weeks and 3 days ago
I have and old Solaris 9 and this doesn't work. Any alternate way to do the same? uname -srmp SunOS 5.9 sun4u sparc sed -i sed: illegal option -- i
Kaio · 375 weeks and 2 days ago

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