Removing crontab entry

If in an environment there is two crontab entries, if i need to remove both i use crontab -r, on the other if i want to remove the second one, what command should i use to remove the second entry from cron table.

help/ideas appreciated.

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expert99121199Commented:
Use:

crontab -l > somefile

Then edit somefile and remove or add any lines you wish

When you are finished editing, type:

crontab somefile

To activate the new crontab.  Some unixes allow

crontab -e

to edit a crontab file.  Use

man crontab

to see what options are available.
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beginAuthor Commented:
i need to do this via crontab options, if any, i dont' want to do this manually.
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expert99121199Commented:
crontab -e is the closest you will come.  Crontab files are simple text files, completely unstructured.  Look for a third parts utility of you wish to have a GUI, for example.
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rameshg21Commented:
thanks
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ozoCommented:
crontab -l | head -1 | crontab
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