Originally Posted by nerdful1
awesomemachine said not to use cat. Although I would use cat if it was the only way, now that I am using dd why not use dd to reverse the process? I'm sure cat would work, but I find myself sent on tangents in LINUX.
I asked WHY he said "don't use cat"...
dd is not what split your files--it does not do that!!!! --- dd is a low-level read-write utility.
In general, you would not use a variant of the same command to "reverse the process". (There are exceptions)
I know 2 methods: cat and >> (append) You could also try a Google search using "combine files in Linux"---or some such...