[sudo-users] sudo problems with internal shell command
wesley.schwengle at is.online.nl
Thu Feb 11 05:14:35 EST 2010
On 10.02.10 14:14 Aaron Lewis wrote:
> Well , i got some problems with such command:
> sudo echo disable > /proc/acpi/ibm/bluetooth
> Permission is denied.
> I think it's because 'echo' is run in shell , as normal user , then it
> fails to run.
> This works fine:
> sudo su - -c 'echo disable > /proc/acpi/ibm/bluetooth'
> Anyway to solve it ?
You can also do it like this:
echo "blaat" | sudo tee /tmp/blaat
or to append to a file:
echo "blaat-append" | sudo tee -a /tmp/blaat
Hope this helps.
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