Just install ruby last Friday and tried to find the back tick equivalent as
in shell script or perl to get the program output w/o resort to some popen
trickery. Can not find it in the reference book or faq ?
e.g. what is the equivalent of below perl statement
@psout = `ps -elf | grep myusername`;
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