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Old 04-09-2008, 05:32 AM   #1
AmitThakur
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Post i am new


hello dear,
7 years ago i did unix(shell scripting, vi edittor,c)
but now i have linux 9.5 in that i have some problems , some of the unix command it does not support like banner,cat(for creating file),cat in linux display the contant of the file but not creat new file.i want what is the substitute of these commands.
i have installed linux on my system and now i am learning the linux.
AMIT THAKUR
 
Old 04-09-2008, 05:52 AM   #2
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cat can create new files, but to create files, I usually just use touch:
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touch your_file_name
As far as I'm aware, cat has never been for creating files, but for concatenating multiple files together into a single file.

My Slackware 12 installation has banner installed.

Which distribution of Linux do you have installed? Linux 9.5 doesn't mean anything.
 
Old 04-09-2008, 05:53 AM   #3
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Hi and welcome to LQ. You need the touch command - this will create an empty file.
 
Old 04-09-2008, 02:21 PM   #4
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http://linux.ittoolbox.com/groups/te...ommand-1379865
 
Old 04-09-2008, 04:35 PM   #5
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You can create files with cat command.

$ cat > file
hello !
press CTRL+D to save file
$ cat file
hello !
$

Gentoo

Last edited by prad77; 04-17-2008 at 04:45 AM.
 
Old 04-10-2008, 12:39 AM   #6
AmitThakur
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thanks

thanks for helping me i'll try this out today and will come to you with some results.
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You can create files with cat command.

$ cat > file
hello !
press CTRL+D to save file
$ cat file
hello !
$
 
  


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