get line#1000 from text.

head -1000 < lines.txt | tail -1

-2
By: wbx
2009-02-08 06:41:20

What Others Think

more simple sed -n '1000p' lines.txt
robert · 644 weeks ago
thank you! I got wiser. Note: To get line 10-20, sed -n '10-20p' lines.txt
wbx · 644 weeks ago
type miss. correct: sed -n '10,20p' lines.txt
wbx · 644 weeks ago
tail +1000 lines.txt also works
jianingy · 644 weeks ago
other one... line 10 to end of file sed -n '10,$p' lines.txt
robert · 644 weeks ago
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tillyracker · 3 weeks and 6 days ago

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