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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