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Updated: 14 September 2006
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nc [hostname] [port] is like telnet: it goes there. But error messages go to stderr, so scripting is easier.
nc -l [port] listens. You can still pump data into stdin, and it will go to whomever connects.
This is handy to see what your browser/application is sending.
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