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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm taking a LINUX and UNIX class and we are using bash as the shell in terminal. On my mac-book I use zsh only because my professor had a pretty cool start-up file for it.
It has benefited me in becoming familiar with different shells. However, I'm having a hard time understanding the purpose... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: syregnar86
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I was trying to understand what ':-' means when used with variables
Thanks (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: zulfi123786
What is the significance of pfiles?
What is the use of it and how and where to use it?:wall: (2 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
What is the significance of the forward slash(/) while specifying a directory?
cp -av /dir/ /opt/
cp -av /dir /opt
Does effectively the same job it seems? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: proactiveaditya
Hello... I am getting ready to create a bunch of groups for several of our servers all of which are running Aix 5.3. We really want to keep people away from using the root login and as such the systems have been hardened using aixpert and if it is absolutely needed people must su -.
There are... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dgaixsysadm
this post is related to the arrangements of libraries in a solaris-8 distribution.
i want to build external packages on solaris-8
i need to know why libraries are scattered in a solaris distribution among different below mentioned directories,
please tell me whats the importance ??
/lib... (3 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am a newbie in unix shell scripting and I am trying to understand the result of the following line :
ls -l $1*$4*ready
I understand the ls-l but the rest is just really confusing. Any help would be appreciated.
TIA (3 Replies)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Many scripts are executed in the following way.
Even when the file does not have execute permission, it can be executed this way. How does this work? (6 Replies)
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have few doubts about the braces and spaces which are quite often used:
when i try the belo command it will not work
export variable= cat filename
rather when i try the cat command without any space it works fine
export variable=cat filename
and... (3 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
what does this symbol ~ represent in unix for example....
If i create directories called personal and lab and lab5 and the command chmod 776~/lab5 is issued. What results would i expect to get. basically i know that chmod 776 would prevent others from executing the files in the directory but... (2 Replies)
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