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For the love of pipes  ↦

Jessie Frazelle spells out why she loves the | command. Here’s the brief:

In brief, the | allows for the output of one program (on the left) to become the input of another program (on the right). It is a way of connecting two commands together.

Did you know pipes pre-dated Unix?! 1964! Lots of good stuff in this post, highly worth the click.


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