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It was something like

vi -line:123 myfile.txt 
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vi +123 myfile.txt 
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Found it here btw: lepp.cornell.edu/~kgao/Linux_in_a_Nutshell_3rd_Edition/… –  fretje Jan 7 '10 at 16:11
That't the one, thank you! –  OscarRyz Jan 7 '10 at 16:56
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