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In Bash, I'd like to redirect stdout to a file (>> mylog.txt) but also see the stdout output on the screen..

How can I do it with bash?

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Duplicate:… – therefromhere Feb 27 '11 at 15:45
up vote 6 down vote accepted

Use tee:

command | tee -a mylog.txt

will append the output of the command to the file and also show it on screen.

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