how would you store a file using a cat command in a file, say $ENTRY "Input Text $ENTRY cat > $ENTRY /home/me/input_text

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    What exactly you're trying to do ? Variables aren't the best way to store large quantity of text – Sergiy Kolodyazhnyy Feb 18 '16 at 14:38

cat is the wrong tool for the job. cat is for reading files. You want echo $ENTRY > file.

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