Print just line 4 from a textfile

head -n X | tail -n 1
using tail first won't do it because tail counts from the bottom of the file. You could do it this way but I don't suggest it

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By: infinull
2010-07-08 22:06:39

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Oops, of course you are right infinull, I described it wrong, my line does indeed print the fourth latest line of the file.. I knew it could be done in a better way then I did it, thanks guys
puddy · 415 weeks and 2 days ago

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