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bug#7753: Bug in tail command

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#7753: Bug in tail command
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 23:48:12 -0800
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On 12/28/2010 10:56 PM, Kielbasiewicz, Peter wrote:
> df | tail -lines +2 works OK
> I support HP-UX, Redhat and Ubuntu systems and unfortunately
> the -lines option does not work on my legacy HP-UX systems.

This should work, on all systems conforming to POSIX
(which surely HP-UX does):

df | tail -n +2

"tail +2" isn't portable.

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