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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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Discussion started by: pvibien
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have kind of used both the awk/sed command and found them really useful.
But at the necessity I am having right now, I need help.
Actually, I would like to do the following in file script.sh
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Discussion started by: emily
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file which has hundred of records with fixed number of fields. In each record there is set of 8 characters which represent the duration of that activity. I want to sum up the duration present in all the records for a report. The problem is the duration changes per record so I... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: danish0909
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Maybe I'm Missing something here but I have NOOO idea what the heck is going on with this....?
I have a Variable that contains a PATTERN of what I'm considering "Illegal Characters". So what I'm doing is looping
through a string containing some of these "Illegal Characters". Now... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: mrm5102
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to write a loop to change the names of files in a directory. The files are called data1.txt through data1000.txt. I'd like to change their names to a1.txt through a1000.txt. How do I go about doing that? Thanks! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: evelibertine
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Simple enough problem I think, I just can't seem to get it right.
The below doesn't work as intended, it's just a function defined in a much larger script:
for field in \
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Discussion started by: Vryali
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm having a spot of trouble. I'm trying to test three variables for a NULL value in a bash shell script. If a null value is detected in the variable to set it to set the variable to a default value.
here is what I have:
for test in... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: kaltekar
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a variable:
$FILENAME = /XXXX/XXXX/XXXX/file.dat
I want to set another variable that will give me this:
So basically i'm chopping up variable $FILENAME.
Not sure cut will do this as i'm looking at different directories so the characther length may be... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Pablo_beezo
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
hey guys. i'm new to shell scripting but not new to programming. i want to write a script that will take all the files in the current directory that end with a particular filetype and change all their names to a number in order. so, it would take all the jpg files and sort them in alphabetical... (30 Replies)
Discussion started by: visitorQ
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a while read loop that reads files in a directory and process. The files have spaces in between, so I have the IFS=\n to to read the whole line as one file name.
The read works fine but I have a problem with another variable that I set in the beginning of the script. The variable... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: pvar