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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to ksh scripts. I would like to be able to read a file line by line from a certain line number. I have a specific line number saved in a variable, say $lineNumber. How can I start reading the file from the line number saved in $lineNumber? Thanks! (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: dcowboys13
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file sample.txt
I want to control the number of lines to read
Like if i give input as ./script_name 2 5
daf (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: krux_rap
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I don't really know anything about scripting, but I have to manage to make this script, out of necessity.
while read -r line; do #I'm reading from a big wordlist
instructions using $line
Is there a way to automatically write the $line number the script... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bobylapointe
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a text file which is having 30000 lines in it. I have to create a xml file for each 10000 lines until all the lines in the text files are written. Also please help how can i get number of lines in the text file in a shell variable? (19 Replies)
Discussion started by: vel4ever
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to display contains of a file from a specific line to a specific line(let say, from line number 3 to line number 5). For this I got the shell script as shown below:
if ; then
if ; then
tail +$1 $3 | head -n $2
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Discussion started by: grc
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am using the while-loop to read a file.
The file has lines with null-terminated strings (words, actually.)
What I have by that reading - just a first word up to '\0'!
I need to have whole string up to 'new line' - (LF, 10#10, 16#A)
What I am doing wrong?
#make file 'grb' with... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: alex_5161
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to unix.
Actually i want help in writing an single command where
i can actually read specific line number in file where the line number will be passed to command as parameter.
And to my command i pass as 2.
so i should get output as 2 b
... (15 Replies)
Discussion started by: kam786sim
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to write a script that will get some perticuler data from a file and redirect to a file.
My Question is,
I have a Very huge file,In that file I have my required data is started from 25th line and it will ends in 100th line.
I know the line numbers, I need to get all... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Anji
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a huge file & I want to add a specific text in column. But I want to add this text from a specific line number to a specific line number & another text in to another range of line numbers.
To be more specific: lets say my file has 1000 lines & 4 Columns. I want to add text "Hello"... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ezy
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello, I need help in appending the line number of each line to the file and also to get the total number of lines. Can somebody please help me.
I have a file say:
The output should be:
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Discussion started by: chiru_h