What is the easiest way to append text to a file in Linux?
I had a look at this question, but the accepted answer uses an additional program (
cat >> filename This is text, perhaps pasted in from some other source. Or else entered at the keyboard, doesn't matter. ^D
Essentially, you can dump any text you want into the file. CTRL-D sends an end-of-file signal, which terminates input and returns you to the shell.