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Linux in a Nutshell

This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.

Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.

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tee [options] files

Accept output from another command and send it both to standard output and to files (like a T or fork in the road).


-a, --append

Append to files; do not overwrite.

-i, --ignore-interrupts

Ignore interrupt signals.


Print a help message and then exit.


Print version information and then exit.


ls -l | tee savefile View listing and save for later

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