This is an open series in which Hacker Public Radio Listeners can share their Bash scripting knowledge and experience with the community. General programming topics and Bash commands are explored along with some tutorials for the complete novice.
A named pipe is like a UNIX pipe, except it takes the form of a file.
$ mkfifo mypipe
$ echo "Hacker Public Radio" > mypipe &
$ cat mypipe
Hacker Public Radio
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