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Old 11-11-2003, 07:57 PM   #1
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Using commands to output to files, how is this done?

I know there are commands out there that can print a command output to a file. My expereince with this is very limited. I know of the command &< but what I want to know is, are there any more command like this? When using this command, how can I append the results to the end of a file?
Old 11-11-2003, 08:00 PM   #2
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> creates and writes the file (redirection)
>> appends to the file (redirection)

ll -rt a* > filelist
ll -rt b* >> filelist
Makes a file with all of the file starting with letter "a", then
adds names of file that start with "b"
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More fun with redirection.
Old 11-11-2003, 08:38 PM   #4
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Those commands are fine and work great, thank you for that. But I'm looking for a consistant stream from the console(background) to the file. Know of a technique?


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