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Old 09-15-2002
Question echo, append to end of file

I need the line printed with echo to append to eof of to exactly line, am i able to do that?
i mean
echo "sysctl -w lalala=1" > to end of file /etc/sysctl.conf
or to the 21st line, if the line exist, open new line and insert text there.
Thx.maybe i'm in wrong topic but anyway...
# 2  
Old 09-15-2002
to echo to the end of a file use the >> instead of >

echo "sysctl -w lalala=1" >> /etc/sysctl.conf
bsdjunkie
# 3  
Old 09-16-2002
FYI if you want the output of that command to be put at the end of the file use a forward tick `` in place of the double quotes "".

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