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Copying one file into another

I have two files, lets say file1.pun and file2.pun

Now i need to copy the first 10 lines of file1.pun and paste them on the head of file2.pun without deleting the contents of file2.pun.

I have to do this from command line only.

Can u plz guide me in this regards
# 2  
Code:
{
  head file1.pun
  cat file2.pun
} > file3.pun

# 3  
Try

cat file1.pun | head -10 >> file2.pun
But this places it at the end of the file2pun
or

cat file1.pun | head -10 > file3.pun
cat file2.pun >> file3.pun

Last edited by preethgideon; 10-11-2006 at 09:32 PM..
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#head file1 > file3
#cat file2 >> file3
# 5  
Thanks a lot.
 

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