Originally Posted by timmeke
You could redirect stdout to /dev/null:
Timmeke, on what version of dd
did you try this out?
The ones I test (dd (coreutils) 5.93 and dd (coreutils) 5.2.1) write the summary to stderr. In that case you need to redirect stderr -- either of
dd ... >& /dev/null for (t)csh, or
dd ... 2> /dev/null for (ba)sh.
depending on your shell.