toop toop - 2 months ago 13
Linux Question

unix - head AND tail of file

Say you have a txt file, what is the command to view the top 10 lines and bottom 10 lines of file simultaneously?

i.e. if the file is 200 lines long, then view lines 1-10 and 190-200 in one go.

Answer

You can simply:

(head; tail) < file.txt