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Hi, I need to know how to output the echo on the screen and in a file like:
echo "testing" >screen >file.txt
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echo testing|&tee -a file.txt
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ok thx it works (without '&')
:)
I have an other little question
how to test if a file is a text file in a "if" statement?

this is my last question hehe thx :)
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the & just enshures that STDERR is also redirected
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