remove empty lines in place with backup

sed -e '/^$/d' -i .bak filewithempty.lines
Modify file in place to remove empty lines and create a backup of the original with the extension .bak
Sample Output
filewithempty.lines  filewithempty.lines.bak

By: donnoman
2011-03-24 00:03:25

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Alyssalauren · 1 week and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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