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Old 11-30-2007
Running two commands in one line


how do i run 2 command from the same line
e.g: 'which screen' and then ls -la 'which screen'
# 2  
Old 11-30-2007
which screen; ls -la `which screen`

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Old 11-30-2007
Originally Posted by fpmurphy
which screen; ls -la `which screen`

thank you. I will remember this the rest of my life
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Old 04-27-2009
I would like to know how can I write the output of these 2 commands into a file.I tried like
wc -l outfile2;du -sk outfile2>xyz.txt
Then it is writing only the output of second command to the file.
Without writing to a file, it is giving outputs of both correctly.Any thoughts?

Last edited by abhilash_menon; 04-27-2009 at 11:53 AM.. Reason: Correction
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Old 04-27-2009
Thanks.I got the same as
echo `wc -l outfile2; du -sk outfile2` > xyz.txt
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