Overview

Introduction

The Using Streams, Pipes, and Redirects module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands-on skills in the following topics:

  • Redirect standard input, standard output, and standard error
  • Pipe the output of one command to the input of the other command
  • Use the output of one command as the input to another command
  • Send the output to both stdout and a file

Lab time: It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Using Streams, Pipes, and Redirects

The Linux shells use pipes (|) as an operator between two commands, where the output of one command is the input of the second command. Redirects are meant to direct the output to a specific file or take the input from a specific file. In this exercise, you will understand how to use streams, pipes, and redirects.

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