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how to access specific line of a file

cc_2000_sg asked
Last Modified: 2010-05-01

i have a file with  more than 10000 lines.

and i want to access specific line of the file,

for example, i want to get the data of 8000th line, and i do not want to read the first 7999 line of data,

so how to do that?


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