Reading Text Streams in Chunks With head and tail
Have you ever wondered how to read or excerpt text in bite-sized chunks using the head and tail commands? This article introduces these commands, which can be useful for processing chunks of data from both static and dynamic files. It teaches you how to process only a few lines of a file, change the number of lines that a command sends, and reverse the order of lines in a file.
(Submitted by Anonymous Mon Nov 25, 2002 )
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