Work the Shell - Get Started with Redirection

Dave Taylor, author of Wicked Cool Shell Scripts, begins a new series on Linux shell scripting in this issue.

Dave Taylor has been hacking shell scripts for over thirty years. Really. He's the author of the popular "Wicked Cool Shell Scripts" and can be found on Twitter as @DaveTaylor and more generally at


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afbach's picture

A great idea for a new column and the beginner focus is probably a real good thing but how 'bout throwing a bone to those a little/lot past that stage? You could finish up w/ a paragraph or two of something 'wicked cool' (puzzle, what does this do? how would you?) which'd give the advanced folks something to use and maybe give the newbies something to shoot for.