Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

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?

Posted on 2008-10-12
3
Medium Priority
?
252 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
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?
0
Comment
Question by:ahmunre
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 48

Accepted Solution

by:
Tintin earned 1500 total points
ID: 22698860
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.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ahmunre
ID: 22699027
question partially right
0
 

Author Comment

by:ahmunre
ID: 22699030
partially right question
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article will inform Clients about common and important expectations from the freelancers (Experts) who are looking at your Gig.
Make the most of your online learning experience.
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…

876 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question