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I just started a short video course on Linux and kind of get the use and function of stdin and stdout. I saw on the course though that the instructor used
cat < [nameOfExecutable]. I tried looking around though I can't seem to find what its call and what's for (possible due to my lack of fundamentals).
What is difference does it make adding the "<" symbol?
Let us say for example:
cat < [nameOfExecutable] vs regular