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Old 09-13-2004, 09:33 PM   #1
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Scripting question....

Ok, weird question:

I'm running Fedora Core 2 and in the command line I want to be able to write a script that will input 2 text files. The first file has first names, the 2nd file has last names. I have that working fine using the 'paste' command. My question is, how would i be able to output this information to another file named 'names3'. Would I use the 'touch' command? I'm pretty lost and I am a linux n00b. Please give me some direction here.
Old 09-13-2004, 10:29 PM   #2
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paste file1 file2 > file3
Old 09-13-2004, 11:29 PM   #3
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Worked like a charm, thanx a million! =)


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