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  1. #1
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    split 1 huge txt file into smaller files

    hello
    hope some unix programmer can help me here.
    i have a 100 mb txt file and i want to split this file and create 5 files of 20 mb each.

    is this kind of processing possible?

    anyone with a solution please?

    thanks
    sam

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    man split

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    split -b 50m largefile.txt
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