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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would like a script that would run pm-suspend if there has been no keyboard or mouse input for a specified time.
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Never mind. I found a setting in power management that does what I need. (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: drew77
I would like to make a function or command that checks for keyboard input without interrupting the program and exits the program when a key is pressed (perhaps the 'q' key).
The program below monitors and prints/executes commands upon a change in primary (mouse selection) or clipboard buffer. If... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bedtime
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am working on a script, which requests users to enter input.
Ex: read -p "Please enter your email id:" email
I don't want users skipping this entry, this has to be mandatory.I dont want to proceed without input.
I can do a check if variable $email is empty and proceed if not.But, i... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: aravindadla
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
i`m trying to create an network monitoring script and i dont know how to make affect that script by pressing an key from keyboard and that script runs not in while or for or any other loop, but with bash command watch
for example: i have created an file (for example check) with content... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: bacarrdy
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hey guys, first post! I want to write a script that will wait 1 second and then input the keys CTRL+ALT+J to the application i just opened.
The program is dosbox, and thay key combination starts video recording :) I have no idea how to program this, can anyone help please?
thanks in advance! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: brunobliss
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
> sed ''
sed should take each line as input, process and output the result. In the above scenario the input is passed from keyboard and the output of 'Hello' as you can see is displayed on the screen after 'hi' is passed as input but not as... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: loggedin.ksh
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
How would I change up a script that currently has something like:
echo what's 1 2 3 4?
then using read 1 2 3 4
I type 1 2 3 4.
so in the script i can do stuff like
echo $1 $2 $3 $4
i was just doing echo "1 2 3 4"|bash script
But was wondering how could I... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: biopulse
Does anyone know how do you determine the user idle time of STDIN in order to log the user out for being idle too long. I would like to write a c program to do this but I it is not clear upon how to determine idle time from keyboard input. I have found that the "who.c" source file uses the last... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: cpaquette
I need a way to detect the up and down arrow key inputs for my program. I do not want to wait for the return key to be entered(so that rules out getch() and family). Also I need to process several of these inputs in parallel, by servicing each request with a thread.
Is that possible?
... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ravneetd
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am developing a script that will run with '/bin/ksh' shell.
The script is intended to receive a password by keyboard input, but for security reasons I would like to hide what the user is typing.
The keyboard input is being caught by 'read' command.
echo "Please type your new... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: marianor31