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Old 01-29-2010, 06:54 AM   #1
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how do I send output to both the screen and a txt file


I am currently using this command

Code:
apt-get install samba --force-yes -y > /sambainstall.txt
This suppresses the screen output and sends it all to a text file, how do I have both?
 
Old 01-29-2010, 06:57 AM   #2
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Use the tee command.
Code:
apt-get install samba --force-yes -y | tee sambainstall.txt
See the man page for details

Cheers,

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Last edited by evo2; 01-29-2010 at 06:58 AM. Reason: example
 
Old 01-29-2010, 07:14 AM   #3
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If apt-get may output to stderr as well as stdout you need to add 2>&1 at the end of the apt-get command.
 
  


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