# Linux – Use output from command line as a parameter for a command

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How to replace a command with the result of another in linux?

I'm able to parse my command output so it only shows the file name that I'm interested.

My question is, I want to be able to take the output and use it as a parameter for svn diff.

svn diff /filename_from_output/


svn diff "$(your-command)"  $() is simple bash command substitution. The output of the command enclosed in \$() will be substituted in the outer command.