Reading from text
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Tue Feb 17 19:12:34 CET 2009
On 2009-02-17, oamram <oamram at gmail.com> wrote:
> i have a directory with about 50 text file and i need to
> iterate through them and get line 7 to 11 from each file and
> write those lines into another file(one file that will contain
> all lines).
Assuming this is a real task and not a homework problem, then
I'd do it this way:
$ cd [directory containing 50 test files]
$ (for file in *; do head -n11 $file | tail -n5; done) >/path/to/results-file.txt
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