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# 15  
Old 06-06-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by tukuyomi
I know Smilie, just the correct way to view a file is to cat

If you echo "$TEMPFILE", it's a variable and that's the thing I don't understand. This command SHOULD return '/tmp/tempfile'or whatever you entered.

cat file should return the output of the command (the list of processes)
well, i am still getting error trying to save it to a file "connot write to a directory " and since i got this is error the file will not present
# 16  
Old 06-06-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by Portabello
well, i am still getting error trying to save it to a file "connot write to a directory " and since i got this is error the file will not present
Based on your previous code, what does
Code:
echo "x${TEMPDIR}x"
echo "x${TEMPFILE}x"

say
If one of those says "xx", it means it's not set
 

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