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Old 01-06-2008
Sorting file

I have the file as follow:

A: 60
B: 80
C: 40
D: 11
E: 100

I want to sort the file and get the output to file as follow:

E: 100
B: 80
A: 60
C: 40
D: 11

Could any one help me please?
# 2  
Old 01-06-2008
Code:
# sort -nr -k2 -t":" file

check out the man page for what it does
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