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Close iTunes (or other apps) after a timeout period
Authored by: scelis on Apr 01, '09 08:58:20AM

This has to be a joke. I'm a particular fan of piping the ping command into 'nul' instead of '/dev/null'...



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Close iTunes (or other apps) after a timeout period
Authored by: scelis on Apr 01, '09 09:01:30AM

:s/piping/redirecting the output of



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Close iTunes (or other apps) after a timeout period
Authored by: Migs on Apr 02, '09 08:02:14AM

Hi:

What is the difference between piping to Dev Null and just Null?

Migs



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Close iTunes (or other apps) after a timeout period
Authored by: scelis on Apr 02, '09 08:20:05AM

Try it. Redirecting some output to 'null' will just create a file called null and write the output there. /dev/null is a special file (also called the null device) which simply discards all data written to it.



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