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Works perfectly, thanks!
Works perfectly, thanks!
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How to sort file with certain criteria (bash)?
I am running a command that is part of a script and this is what I am getting when it is sorted by the command:

ls /tmp/test/*NDMP*.z

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Can't input large file to variable
I have a file that I'm trying to place into a variable.
I've tried the following:

DATE=`date +%Y%m%d`
filez=$(cat /tmp/Test_$DATE.txt)DATE=`date +%Y%m%d`
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Regex with spaces
I have a number of files that I need to return a yes for this command.

if [[ "$file" =~ [A-Z[:blank:]] && $CDATE="Feb" ]]; then echo "yes";fi

However, the files look like...
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So should it then look like this? if [[...
So should it then look like this?

if [[ "$file" =~ [A-Z] && $CDATE = "Feb" && $(/opt/csw/bin/gstat "$file" |grep Mod|awk '{print $2}'|cut -b 6,7) -eq 10#02
I believe this probably isn't what you...
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Problem with gstat and octal value
Here are a few lines from my script. The problem I am having is that the statement for gstat returns this error:

line 43: [[: 08: value too great for base (error token is "08")

The statement...
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awk -remove pattern from file
I have a file like this - I want to remove the 2015 (or any four digit #) from column $4 so I can get:
Nov 05 1997 /ifs/inventory2/
for example. Im not sure how. Should I use an if statement...
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Sudo ssh with command running in background
I am trying to run a command. This is one of my attempts:

for i in fileservera; do ssh -t $i 'sudo ls /';doneThis works, and I see the directories. However, what I want to do now is start a...
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Script to find only files that contain pattern
Actually I googled it and found != *Frequent* works!
So now I have zero questions
Thanks for reading, anyway!

Actually I got this working see below. I just now have one question:

How do you...
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Creating a directory based on date
I want to create a directory based on date. I do not have date -d command. What I do have is:

either use "date" command to get current date

or DATE1=$(perl -e 'print scalar(localtime(time -...
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Determine if first 2 digits of string match numbers
Trying to find out how to discover if the first 2 characters of a string are "22"
Not sure how.
I could use

if [[ "$file" =~ 22 ]]; then echo "yes";fi
But I think that will only grab the...
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Determining length of string
I have this script which is very easy:

file=`echo 01114`
echo $file

then I ran this
if [ $file -ge 7 ]; then echo "yes";fi
it returned yes even though there are only 5 digits there
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awk to change comma separated line to horizontal
I am trying to change a file that looks like this:

file, announcement,date, server, server01, server02, server06, file04, rec01, rec04, rec03... etc

into a vertical file like this:

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Simple negated test condition
Without grep, I'd like to make a test condition so that any a word that does not have the successive letters car in it will be echoed. for example, bluecar will contain "car" so it will show up as...
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Regex for (a|b) in bash
I am trying to find files using the following by using simple bash script:

if [[ "$file" =~ (08|8)-[0-9][0-9]-2014 ]]; then echo "yes";fi

What I need to find are any files with date 08-**-2014 ...
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I need also to run command inside
Thanks for all your responses, they were really helpful!

I was also hoping to run this kind of a command in the array:

for i in `ls -d */ ; do (cd $i; echo $i && ls);done

What this does is...
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To make it simpler - I want to use an array to cd...
To make it simpler - I want to use an array to cd to different directories. I do want it to be in array format.

#! /bin/bash
while read line
array[ $i ]="$line"
(( i++ ))...
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Moving files into dirs corresponding to dates
I am trying to find a way to move files into corresponding date files.

while read line
array[ $i ]="$line"
(( i++ ))
done < <(ls)

cd $(echo ${array[1]})
echo ${array[1]}}...
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Trouble with test pattern
I can run the following command

IFS='\n';ls |grep "02\\-[0-9]\{2\}-2015" |while read file;do cp $file /tmp/feb

However, what I really want to do is if [[ $file =~ "02\\-[0-9]\{2\}-2015" ]];...
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Multiplying lines of file that contain certain letter by value
I am trying to remove the last letter in a file and then multiply each line (which contained this letter) by 500. This is what I have:

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Sort command, more than one delimiter
I have the following file:
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Regex for CAR- and CAR_
I am trying to find a Regex match for a string: CAR- and CAR_

So I need to match only the letters CAR or a / or a -. So if the word CAR ends in - I need to match it or if it ends in _ I need to...
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You actually do need bash in front of the script....
You actually do need bash in front of the script. There is something strange about the environment. I found out there were reports of other strange occurrences with any script not written in sh
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Thanks, everyone of you for all your replies. I...
Thanks, everyone of you for all your replies. I finally figured out how to get around this. Apparently there is sudo - su and sudo bash; these are using different profiles, and the crontab uses the...
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I still haven't figured this out, but is there a...
I still haven't figured this out, but is there a way to actually run a job as the cron user and see what it is seeing in terms of paths and variables? I can see the crontab is installed under root,...
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