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Old 06-22-2012
Find line number

How to find a line number?

I have a file:

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5
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9
10
15

Is there a simple method to find out on which line for example the 9 is written?

Last edited by joeyg; 06-22-2012 at 11:31 AM.. Reason: corrected spelling, added CodeTags
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Old 06-22-2012
Code:
sed -n '/^9$/=' file

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Old 06-22-2012
Code:
$ awk '/9/{print NR}' infile

This User Gave Thanks to jayan_jay For This Post:
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Old 06-22-2012
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Originally Posted by jayan_jay
Code:
$ awk '/9/{print NR}' infile

Thanks, this is handy for text too.
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