Linux / Unix pv command outputs

by on August 27, 2012 · 0 comments· LAST UPDATED August 27, 2012

Fig.01: pv command in action

pv allows a user to see the progress of data through a pipeline. To use it, insert it in a pipeline between two processes, with the appropriate options. Its standard input will be passed through to its standard output and progress will be shown on standard error.

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