By using some shell command i filter some output Please can some one suggest how i can print this output in some file

For example I filtered some line and save it to some file but problem is it is starting with 2 nd line in first line it is showing blank line in second line it is showing my output can any one suggest how i can print my data in first line of file means how we can delet that space

cat file1 | awk '{if ($2==$3) { print }}' | awk '{print $5, $6, $7, $8}' > file
  • Can you post an example input, an example actual output and an example expected output? – garethTheRed Sep 10 '14 at 5:27
$ awk '{if ($2==$3) { print }}' file1 | \
    awk '{print $5, $6, $7, $8}' | tail -n +2 > file
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    Welcome to U&L. Could you please take a few moments to explain your answer a bit? We generally like our A's to be more than just a line of code. Thanks! – slm Sep 11 '14 at 12:30

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