echo something backwards

echo linux|rev
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
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2009-08-04 12:28:44

What Others Think

The coreutils 'tac' command outputs a file in reverse line order.
bwoodacre · 604 weeks and 5 days ago
You don't need pipe to output literal string: rev
pornel · 585 weeks ago
eh, anti-xss paranoia broke my command. rev [[[ "linux" Replace [ with less than character
pornel · 585 weeks ago
This is using the command as it was intended. No "fu" involved :(
jedifu · 384 weeks and 4 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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