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Bash create file by using heredocs

By using the heredocs format you instruct the shell to read input from the current source until a line containing only a certain word is seen. I find this useful for quickly writing or copying script files. You may find below an example of how you can use this kind of redirection:

marius@remoteur:~>>> cat > script << EOF
> echo "This is the script"
marius@remoteur:~>>> bash script
This is the script
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