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1. Homework & Coursework Questions
Just started learning Unix and received my first assignment recently. We haven't learned many commands and honestly, I'm stumped. I'd like to receive assistance/guidance/hints.
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
How do I write a shell script that takes in a file or... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: fozilla
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hoping you can help as im in desperate need... I'm very new to unix scripting so apoligies,
I have setup an expect script in order to log into a node on our network, This will provide an output as per the below
TEST IP : n/a
... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: mutley2202
3. Red Hat
I ran the following command.
cat abc.c > abc.c
I got message the following message from command cat:
cat: abc.c : input file is same as the output file
How the command came to know of the destination file name as the command is sending output to standard file. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ravisingh
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi all .... vexing problem here ...
I am using sed to replace some special characters in a .txt file:
sed -e 's/_<ED>_/_355_/g;s/_<F3>_/_363_/g;s/_<E1>_/_341_/g' filename.txt
This command replaces <ED> with í , <F3> with ó and <E1> with á.
When I run the command to standard output, it works... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: crumplecrap
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey, I'm completely new at this and I was wondering if there is a way that I would be able to redirect the log files in a directories standard output and standard error into and excel spreadsheet in anyway?
Please remember don't use too advanced of terminology as I just started using shell... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: killaram
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to check a particular word is in standard error output or not. Can I acheive it in single command?
Delete file_name 2>error.log
where delete is... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: poova
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am triying to make sure that there exists only one file with the pattern abc* in path /path/. This directory is having many huge files. If there is only one file then I have to take its complete name only to use furter in my script.
I am planning to do like this:
if ; then... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: new_learner
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi guys. Is it possible (I'm sure it is) to use the output of a simple 'ls' command as input of another command 'tail'.
It is not really the output of the 'ls'. I have to useeach line of the output.
This is the first command...
Which it outputs many filenames. For each... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: rodrimuino
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
This site has been very helpful thus far.. I thank you all in advance for sharing the knowledge. Let me get to it.
I am trying to write a very small script to take away from the boredom of doing the same thing over and over.
Everynow and again I have to get the hex value of a file using a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: BkontheShell718
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am sending a kill comand to kill a process inside a SH script but I don`t want the user to notice it so I don´t want the message "1222 killed" to appear.
I`ve tried to redirect the standard output to /dev/null 2>&1 and also tried to use "nohup" but none of them was succesfull.
Can anyone... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pguinal