Thursday, September 20, 2012

How to see what is on line number # in Linux?

Quick terminal tip:

Sometimes you get errors in compiling a program and it complains something is going on in line number something , let say line number 139   if you want to see what is on the line number 139, in file myProgram.c

tail --lines=+139 myProgram.c

This really saves time, (imagine each time opening a text editor and trying to find line number something, thats a pain in the neck!)
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