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# 1  
Old 07-23-2009
pasting a file under another file

hi, i need to add a file under a file

for example

file 1:

1 3 6
2 4 7
3 5 8

file 2:

2 8 5
6 6 3
7 2 1

newfile:

1 3 6
2 4 7
3 5 8
2 8 5
6 6 3
7 2 1

My files has 139320 lines and 48 columns.. i looked at paste command but i couldn't find that flag..Any kind of commands can help..Thanks..
# 2  
Old 07-23-2009
Code:
cat file2 >> file1

or if you really want a new file

Code:
cat file1 file2 > newfile

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Old 07-23-2009
=) thanks..

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