Python version to a file

echo "$(python -V 2>&1)" > file
This command sent the Python version to a file. This is intended to be used in scripts. For some reason, simple redirections didn't work with "python -V"
Sample Output
cat file
Python 2.6.3

By: x3mboy
2018-11-06 20:52:49

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