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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I've been given a directory full of subdirectories full of logfiles of the same name:
The above is the actual directory structure for 14 days worth of a logfile that is generated every 30 minutes. It's been done this way to preserve the... (15 Replies)
Discussion started by: Cludgie
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello fellow Unix geeks,
I have been given a very urgent assignment in my office on writing a particular Shell script but I'm very much new to it.I would appreciate any help from you on solving this problem--which might seem very trivial to you.
The Unix flavour is a Sun Solaris one..(not... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Digjoy83
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am trying to use touch command to create 1200 .txt files. I am using this, but it is not working.
touch `seq 1 1200`.txt
Siddhesh.K (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Siddheshk
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I changed some of my files in my hoem directory to old dates using the touch command like this
touch -t 200805101024 file name
but after using this command the date changed properly but it displays like below
-rwxr--r-- 1 fincntrg fingrp 193619 May 10 2008 vi.pdf
I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: thelakbe
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a folder with many subdirectories and i need to set the modified date to today for everything in it. Please help, thanks!
I tried something i found online, find . -print0 | xargs -r0 touch
but I got the error: xargs: illegal option -- r (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: glev2005
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have requirement to give permission to empty file. I do it in two steps.
But is it possible using touch command with some option for providing permission for a file.
gehlnar (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: gehlnar
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
why am i unable to change the timestamp on a file
I'm getting the following error on AIX.
touch: cannot change times
Any help is appreciated.
Ram. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ramky79
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This might be the stupidest question ever but here it goes, i need to create a file with the name Hello! It's $s It using the touch command
but whenever i use
touch 'Hello! It's $s'
i get s is undefined
touch Hello! It's $s
i get ' unmatched
Please help ^_^ (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: wsn
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
hello everyone i am new to this forum and was wondering if you all could help me out.... i am looking for a touch command that can touch directories as well as files that does not involve sygwin... any and all help would be appreiciated :D (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: OrthoProof USA
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to "touch" all of the files in all of my directories.
Instead of typing touch *.* in each directory, how would have unix touch all files in all of my directories?
Thanks!! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: a025321