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    piping symbol?

    What does the piping symbol do in a linux command?

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    In very simplistic terms, '|' (unix pipe) passes (pipes) output from one program to the input of another.

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    "man bash", then type "/Pipelines<enter>" (assuming you're using less as your pager).

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