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Running Complex Commands with sudo

Apr 03, 2009, 14:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Don Marti)

"This fails with “permission denied” because the file is writable only by root:

$ echo 12000 > /proc/sys/vm/dirty_writeback_centisecs

"But, this fails too:

$ sudo echo 12000 > /proc/sys/vm/dirty_writeback_centisecs

"Why?"

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