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Thread: Chaining Commands
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- Feb 2007
Any help would be great!
I normally string commands together, when install a package or an application like;
# ./confguire && make && make install
This normally works for me....
I hope you find this info useful.
... or suppose you wanted to clear your screen, list all the files in your current directory in short form, save the output of that to a text file, and search that for files containing the word 'java'. You might try:
clear && ls -s > saveList.txt | grep java saveList.txt
and the output might be:
If you need to do something like that repeatedly, you could save the commands (which can end up very complex) in a single file, defining that file as a script. So then you could do all that with just one command.
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