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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to shell scripting, started learning script before one month. I can't understand the below script.
dialog --title "Inputbox - To take input from you" --backtitle "Linux Shell\
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In this script they are... (1 Reply)
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
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6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
We have a HP-Unix server, we deleted some files and folders from the server. Is there any utilities that we can use to ensure those deleted files and folders are not recoverable? We used rm command to delete these files.
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When we run the make utility , make compiles only those files which are undergone changes(other files which have not undergone any changes are not recompiled)
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Can anyone explain me the use of awk with example in a brief? I heared that it's a language but how it's useful in unix and how to use it in shell script.
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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sysdef - display system definition
Note: will not be supported in future releases of HP-UX (refer to section below). So users are advised to use the kctune(1M) utility which
provides additional information on kernel tunable parameters.
The command analyzes the currently running system and reports on its tunable configuration parameters. kernel and master are not used, but
can be specified for standards compliance.
For each configuration parameter, the following information is printed:
The name and description of the parameter.
The current value of the parameter.
The value of the parameter at boot time, if different from the
The minimum allowed value of the parameter, if any.
The maximum allowed value of the parameter, if any.
Where appropriate, the units by which the parameter is measured.
Flags that further describe the parameter. The following flag
Parameter can be modified without rebooting.
Users of must not rely on the exact field widths and spacing of its output, as these will vary depending on the system, the release of HP-
UX, and the data to be displayed.
is provided for compatibility purposes only and is no longer maintained since being marked for obsolescence in a future HP-UX release. The
output from is known to be incorrect when reporting values for some tunable parameters such as and
TO BE OBSOLETED sysdef(1M)