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Old 06-06-2011
i didnt notice the note section

Note:The number has to be followed by a space not a tab..

while read line ; do count=`expr $count + 1`; echo -n "$count "; echo $line; done < filename

while read line ; do count=`echo "$count + 1"|bc`; echo -n "$count "; echo $line; done < filename

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Old 06-06-2011
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