Use head and tail to read text files

Posted by annamese on Sep 7, 2012 2:36 AM EDT
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There are many commands to view text files. The most used one is "cat" which is the most suitable to read small text files, "more" and "less" can be good options for large files. But if you are just interested in the beginning or the end of a large file, "head" and "tail" may be very handy for you.

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