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`pv` (pipe viewer) Command Line Tool

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#1 systems_glitch


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

Thought I'd share a utility we've been using a lot at work:


Basically, it's `cat` with a progress bar. Useful for situations where you're cat'ing a file through a pipe into another process. We use it a fair bit with MySQL DB loads.

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