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    HowTo/GetSpecificLinesOfTextFiles

    You may ask yourself "Ok,i know 'tail' and 'head' to show beginning and end of a textfile, but how to get certain lines out of the middle?"

    The answer: combine them with a "pipe" like this

    Examples:

    
    Line 1:     head -1 text.txt
    Line 2:     head -2 text.txt | tail -1
    Line 4:     head -4 text.txt | tail -1
    Line 3 & 4: head -4 text.txt | tail -2
    
    Line 5 to 7: head -7 test.txt | tail -3
    
    Line 4 to 10: head -10 test.txt | tail -7
    
    etc ...
    
    ---
    
    NAME
           head - output the first part of files
    
    SYNOPSIS
           head [OPTION]... [FILE]...
    
    -n, --lines=[-]N
                  print  the  first  N  lines instead of the first 10; with the leading `-', print all but the
                  last N lines of each file
    
    ---
    
    NAME
           tail - output the last part of files
    
    SYNOPSIS
           tail [OPTION]... [FILE]...
    
    -n, --lines=N
                  output the last N lines, instead of the last 10
    
    
    

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