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Old 07-27-2009
replace a line

I wanted to replace a line from a file, the 8th for example, independently of what it's written in a line. Thanks
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Old 07-27-2009
Code:
sed '8s/.*/replace string/' yourfile

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Old 07-27-2009
Great!. It works. But, how can I do to avoid screen output?
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Old 07-27-2009
sed -i ...
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Old 07-27-2009
Thanks!. I was transfering the content to a tempfile. With -i option perfect. Thanks again

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