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 the material in this tutorial to study for the LPI® 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification, or just to learn for fun.
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Ian Shields is a freelance Linux writer. He retired from IBM at the Research Triangle Park, NC. Ian joined IBM in Canberra, Australia, as a systems engineer in 1973, and has worked in Montreal, Canada, and RTP, NC in both systems engineering and software development. He has been using, developing on, and writing about Linux since the late 1990s. His undergraduate degree is in pure mathematics and philosophy from the Australian National University. He has an M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from North Carolina State University. He enjoys orienteering and likes to travel.
18 May 2015 (First published 14 October 2009)
- Table of contents
- Input, output, and streams
- Setting up the examples
- Redirecting standard IO
- Using output as arguments