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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to list users in /etc/passwd with root's GID or UID or /root as home directory
If we have these entries in /etc/passwd
baduser1:x:0:300::/home/baduser1:/bin/bash... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: anil510
I've written a program in C, called count_0.1 which is essentially a word count program.
I want to be able to use it as a command in the terminal (by typing in count), like when you type in ls, you don't have to go to a directory, find an executable and type in: ./ls
Adding... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: usernamer
I am trying to modify a C program to work for my needs. Problem is I don't know any real programming. I would really appreciate it if someone could help me!
Basically it is to get bandwidth speeds from a remote box. I have two terminal commands that get me the up and down speeds.
So how do... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: milestails
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have few files generated everyday with a date stamp. Sometimes it happens that if the files are generated late i.e after 00:00 hrs the date stamp will be of the next day.
in the above example file4 is also for the previous... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: gpk_newbie
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i am at home with a windows xp home, and i am using putty terminal to access my linux mathlab account, my task is to compile and run a C program, called a.c,
gcc -Wall -g -o mycode a.c
to compile it into a mycode file
now when i want to run it, i was told i had to use
$... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: omega666
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a small question...if I have a textfile..let say apple.txt and I want to
1. search for all strings that's 6 characters long, and contains the letters a,b,c,d.
2. search for all words that that begins with "sUn" and ends with "flower"
3. search for all the words beginning with the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Oregano
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i am new to unix and i have abig task. i have to \run particular commands having root privileges from a non root user. i know sudo is one of the way but i need sum other approach kindly help
Thanks (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: suryashikha
Hi, yesterday, I changed root's shell in /etc/passwd, cause a mistake then I can not log in root account (can't find correct shell). I attempted to log in single-mode, however, it prompted for single-mode's password then I type root's password but still can not log in.
I'm using AIX 5L version 5.2... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: neikel
I want to enable root login just from one terminal machine, can i do that via /etc/default/login in console=/dev/console line ?
and if so what i have to type exactly, another question is it normal to edit the files inside defaults directly ? or i can copy it to /etc/ and edit it there and its... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: XP_2600
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi there. Linux newbie and I'm trying to find commands to:
Display number of executable files in a directory that i supply and list them in alphabetical order
Back up all the files in the current irectory to a directory i supply, creating that directory if it's not allready there
Cound... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: indigoecho