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Old 01-02-2008, 10:55 AM   #1
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command output redirection

I know if I execute a command like 'ls' and I want the output in a file, I can type 'ls > filename'. What do I type if I want both a saved version and the output of ls on the screen at the same time. I'm using 'ls' as an example, really I want to execute 'aptitude' and at the same time save the output to a file and see the output on the screen. I'm a debian user. Thanks in advance for any help.

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ls | tee outputfile.txt
man tee


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