Shell - Pipe ("command to command" redirection)

> Procedural Languages > Bash Shell and (Unix|Linux) Utilities (XCU)

1 - About

The pipe is a control operator held to transmit the output of a command to another.

One or more pipe operators in a command forms a pipeline.


3 - Operator

Control operators Type of output transmit
| standard output
|& standard error
cat Copy the standard input to standard output