Streams, pipes, and redirects

Getting comfortable with Linux plumbing

From the developerWorks archives

Ian Shields, Senior Programmer

First published: October 14, 2009

If you think streams and pipes make a Linux® expert sound like a plumber, here's your chance to learn about them and how to redirect and split them. You even learn how to turn a stream into command arguments. You can use this material in this article to study for the LPI® 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification, or just to learn for fun.

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