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This thread primarily serves to obtain & collect quick answers to simple questions for Linux newbies. Feel free to post your own questions. But please be courteous--when your dialogue expands to a discussion, and warrants its own thread, please exit to a new thread. This is intended for quick questions with quick responses. Please segment new questions with "---------- " (ten or so hyphens)
First question: what's the "|" usually do on the command line? For example, I'm using Slackware. damgar referenced the following command:
cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log | less
Does Linux or cat interpret the "|"? How is is this command line interpreted, especially, the "|"?
Sorry, I thought this was a good idea. It just seemed better since my question should have a quick answer, with others like it to follow, to post one thread for such short Q & A dialogue, rather than numerous threads like it.