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#1 Wilson18

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Posted 20 April 2015 - 01:07 AM

To insert a short string into a file, you can use the echo command

echo "text" >> file.txt

To inset a longer, multi-line string, we can use the cat command. 

cat << EOF > file.txt
First line.
Second line.
Third line.
EOF

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