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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to create a matrix of 0's and 1's depending on whether a gene and sample name are found in the same line in a file called results.txt. An example of the results.txt file is (tab-delimited):
Sample1 Gene1 ## Gene2 ##
Sample2 Gene2 ## Gene 4 ##
Sample3 Gene3 ... (2 Replies)
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script that runs a series of commands. Halfway through the script, I want it to check whether everything is going alright: if it is, to proceed with the script, if it isn't to repeat the last step until it gets it right.
My code so far looks like this, simplified a bit:
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Below is a test script I was trying to use so that I could understand why the logic was not working in a larger script. While accessing and printing array data inside the while loop, everything is fine. Outside the loop, i guess everything is null?? The for loop that is meant to cycle... (4 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Sorry for the basic question, but i am writing a shell script to get around a slightly flaky binary that ships with one of our servers. This particular utility randomly generates the correct information and could work first time or may work on the 12th or 100th attempt etc !.... (4 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to understand if it's possible to create a set of variables that are numbered based on another variable (using eval) in a loop, and then call on it before the loop ends.
As an example I've written a script called question (The fist command is to show what is the contents of the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: DeCoTwc
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
i was trying to optimize one script and i came across this problem .. i am putting some pseudo code here
$ >cat a.sh
ls | while read I
i=$(($i + 1))
echo "total no of files : "
$ >ksh a.sh
total no of files :
$ >bash a.sh
total no of files :
why is... (1 Reply)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have file named script1 as follows:
count=`expr $count + 1`
when I run it, I get
./script1: line 9: syntax error near unexpected token `done'
./script1: line 9: `done'
I... (6 Replies)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I use AIX (ksh) and Linux (bash) servers. I'm trying to do scripts to will run in both ksh and bash, and most of the time it works. But this time I don't get it in bash (I'm more familar in ksh).
The goal of my script if to read a "config file" (like "ini" file), and make various report.... (2 Replies)
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm having a problem with the while loop in bash. I try the following script:
When I try this, it gives me this error:
while: Too few arguments.
What am I doing wrong?
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Discussion started by: Kweekwom
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm just trying to make a script that runs in command line to echo each line in a text file. Everything i found on google is telling me to do it like this but when I run it it just echos removethese.txt and thats it. Anyone know what im doing wrong?
for i in removethese.txt; do echo $i; done
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