On 7/11/07, Jeffrey Bowen <ja_bowen / yahoo.com> wrote:
> I've ran a search in ruby-talk but I couldn't find an
> answer so...
>
> Can I run a linux command inside a ruby program.  Like
>
> history
> => 63 history
> history -d63

You are probably looking for `` or Kernel#system.

for example:  puts `ls /etc`