Newline to space code removes 0 from the first line


 
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Old 12-13-2013
You can add the leading 0, join the lines with a space, and still have a trailing newline (which makes the output valid text -- according to POSIX):
Code:
{ echo 0; cat file; } | paste -sd' ' -

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