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Old 07-23-2009
Compare two txt files

Hi, I want to compare two txt files and output the matches to a file. For example I have
FILE1 - accounts1.txt
FILE2 - accounts2.txt

I want a line by line comparison that is not case sensitivie and want the output in file MATCHES:

Thanks for your help.
# 2  
Old 07-23-2009
man diff
# 3  
Old 07-23-2009
man grep
grep -if file2 file1

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Old 07-23-2009
sort -f file1 file2 | uniq -id

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Old 07-23-2009
Thank you

Originally Posted by danmero
man grep
grep -if file2 file1

Thank you this worked.

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