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Sort file based on column

Hi,

My input file is
Code:
$cat samp
1 siva
1 raja
2 siva
1 siva
2 raja
4 venkat

i want sort this name wise...alos need to remove duplicate lines.

i am using

Code:
cat samp|awk '{print $2,$1}'|sort -u

it showing

Code:
raja 1
raja 2
siva 1
siva 2
venkat 4

but i want the below output

Code:
raja 1
siva 1
venkat 4


Please help me....

Last edited by Scott; 06-21-2010 at 06:18 AM.. Reason: Code tags, please...
# 2  
Code:
$ awk '{print $2,$1}' samp | sort -uk1,1
raja 1
siva 1
venkat 4

# 3  
Hi

Code:
  cat samp | awk '{print $2,$1}' | sort -u -k 1,1

Guru
# 4  
many thanks....Smilie
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