Output device

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In computer technology, output devices are all devices that make the result of an operation or a program accessible to the outside world. These are in particular:

In connection with an input device , interaction with a computer program is possible.

Null device

The null device , also known as null device, is a virtual output device. It is implemented on various operating systems and is often used to suppress the output of a command in batch processing files. The outputs are redirected to the device for this purpose.

Under Windows / MS-DOS , it is, for example, the device Nul:under Linux and Unix is /dev/null.

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