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echo something backwards

Terminal - echo something backwards
echo linux|rev
2009-08-04 12:28:44
Functions: echo
1
echo something backwards

NAME

rev - reverse lines of a file or files

SYNOPSIS

rev [file ...]

DESCRIPTION

The rev utility copies the specified files to the standard output, reversing the order of characters in every line. If no files are specified, the standard input is read.

AVAILABILITY

The rev command is part of the util-linux-ng package and is available from ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux-ng/.

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The coreutils 'tac' command outputs a file in reverse line order.

Comment by bwoodacre 260 weeks ago

You don't need pipe to output literal string:

rev

Comment by pornel 240 weeks and 2 days ago

eh, anti-xss paranoia broke my command.

rev [[[ "linux"

Replace [ with less than character

Comment by pornel 240 weeks and 2 days ago

This is using the command as it was intended. No "fu" involved :(

Comment by jedifu 39 weeks and 6 days ago

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