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Old 02-24-2010
Originally Posted by murugaperumal
Dear friend,

You use the following way also to add the file content. Using the head and tail you can get the result.

file content
a 123 aqsw
c 234 sfdr

file1 content
b 345 hgy
d 4653 jgut

In the following coding "out" is the new file,which contain the content of the above two files. what you need
head -n 1 file > out 
head -n 1 file1 >> out  
tail -n 1 file >> out 
tail -n 1 file1 >> out

out content
a 123 aqsw
b 345 hgy
c 234 sfdr
d 4653 jgut

Actually this code is suitable for 2 to 4 lines file. but what will happen when there is 100 and 1000 lines are there in the file?
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Old 02-24-2010
sort -m file1.txt file2.txt

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