Comparing two lists [SOLVED (at least it looks like that)]

Rolf Nielsen listreader at
Sat May 7 02:23:49 UTC 2011

2011-05-07 02:09, Rolf Nielsen skrev:
> Hello all,
> I have two text files, quite extensive ones. They have some lines in
> common and some lines are unique to one of the files. The lines that do
> exist in both files are not necessarily in the same location. Now I need
> to compare the files and output a list of lines that exist in both
> files. Is there a simple way to do this? diff? awk? sed? cmp? Or a
> combination of two or more of them?
> TIA,
> Rolf

sort file1 file2 | uniq -d

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