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how do i find all the names in a user's directory begginning with a specific letter and output the results to my home directory and errors into a bit bucket?

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In unix what is the correct syntax to find a particular word in a file and have the output sent to a file in my home directory and the errors into a bit bucket?
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grep word file >$HOME/output

What type of errors do you mean?  Doing

grep word file >$HOME/output 2>/dev/null

will discard any errors if the file can't be read.
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question partially right
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