Remove text from file1 which is in file2 and stores it in an other file

grep -Fvf file1 file2 > file-new
This command compares file2 with file1 and removes the lines that are in file1 from file2. Handy if you have a file where file1 was the origional and you want to remove the origional data from your file2.

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By: wibbel4
2011-09-29 06:37:13

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