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I have a big file and want to split the file on the basis of size.

For e.g.

Main file: 10 Mb and then I want to split it into 2 mb parts. But the issue is if I use split -b it breaks the last line in part files. A small correction in size of splitted file is acceptable (to complete last line).

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At least GNU split has a -C option for this specific purpose. – tripleee Jun 7 '13 at 7:30
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Got the fix. I Used:

split -C "size" <filename>
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