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May 21, 2016

Append a line to a file

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Hey!

I am trying to append few lines to a txt file after a pattern match. I can append it if I find a match but problem is, I want to skip two more lines after I found the match and then insert those new lines.

I used SED to append: sed -i -e "/pattern/ a\ new lines" /file_name

Can someone give me some ideas.

- CJ

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