Whenever you want to take the output of a command and save it, you can. This is a functionality built into bash. All commands have two outputs: STDOUT and STDERR. You can redirect these both individually. To redirect STDERR by redirection, use 2>. If you only want to redirect the stdout, you could without touching the STDERR.
- [Instructor] Every command has one input…standard in and two outputs…standard out and standard error.…A pipe sends standard out from one command…to the standard in of another.…A redirect works in a similar manner,…but the source or destination is the file system.…By default the output of a command goes to the screen.…This includes standard out and standard error.…Standard out is the successful output from a command.…Standard error is used for error messages.…Redirection allows us to split…these two outputs individually.…
We can redirect either output or both to a disk.…Commands also have a standard in.…If you wanted to redirect a file to a command…we can with the redirect toward the command.…Once the command has processed the output…we could then redirect that output back to the disk.…Let's see what this looks like using commands.…To redirect standard out from a command to a file…use a greater than symbol.…One greater than symbol overwrites a file…or creates it if it doesn't exist.…To append to a file…supply two greater than symbols.…
- Topics include:
- Shell tips and tricks
- Pattern matching with globs
- Pattern matching with extended globs
- Using the Bash shell
- Monitoring processes using ps
- Monitoring processes graphically
- Managing processes
- Job scheduling
- Limiting access to AT and cron jobs
- Managing system services
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Linux Command Line (2016)with Scott Simpson1h 38m Beginner
Linux: User and Group Managementwith Grant McWilliams1h 8m Intermediate
1. Linux Shells Overview
2. Using the Bash Shell
3. Linux Processes
4. Job Scheduling
5. System Services
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