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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
There are certain files under a folder 'ABC' and the entries for these files are there in another file(fname) under a different folder 'XYZ'. I want to compare the folder contents(ABC) with
the file(fname) contents and delete the mismatching / non-existing ones from the file,... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: swasid
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I guess the earlier problem I had with changing user passwords and creating new users is related to the shadow file. Anytime I change something to /etc/passwd or shadow I get locked out.
HOW DO I REGENERATE THIS FILE. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Waitstejo
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Please help me with this. I have gone through many posts here but couldn't find what I wanted.
I have a file with 79000+ lines and I want to delete lines in a pattern.
I want to delete every 141st line in the file, starting from line 2000 till 50000.
Please help guys.
... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: max29583
How do I write a C program that will watch a directory for file creation/deletion? Maybe it would receive a signal when someone creates a file?
Siegfried (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: siegfried
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I got help in another forum but now I need further help so I figured I'd ask here. I had to write a script to delete certain filenames of certain size. I got this far..
find . -size 110c -name "*testing*" -print | xargs -n 1 rm -i
It finds the correct files, but the prompts to delete are all... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: NycUnxer
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am using unix via telnet ssh and i have a problem
I was testing the server.
I made a directory.
Transfered a file from an ftp to it.
Opened the file with the vi text editor
--This where my problem came.....
I tried deleting the file using rm somefile.htm
when is typed ls i noticed that... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: shdwsclan
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
OS: Solaris 8
I deleted a large file (around 13 Gigs) from my system.
But the output of df -k remains the same. The
capacity % is constant. However one strange thing
is happening- My available space is decreasing, my used
space in increasing (The opposite should happen).
This is happening... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: run_time_error
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi there guys. I'm quite new in using unix and just recently experienced missing file problem. Someone accidentally or likely intentionally deleted one specific folders that contains important file. Now my question is, can any other user aside from root can do such action? Please help. ... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rhomel101
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
In a shell script I am makin use of 3 files f1,f2 and f3.txt.
When the Unix server is restarted I want to delete all these 3
files if they are existing.
( I suppose I will have to use this command
but dont know in which script to use.)
Anyone knows what can be... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: k_oops9