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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello, I need a little help.
1. Edit /etc/profile so that all users are greeted upon login.
2. For the root account, set the prompt to something like "Danger!! root is doing stuff in \w", preferably in a bright color such as red or pink or in reverse video mode.
Thanks for help. (4 Replies)
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2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This is my first post here. I need to set up a few environment variables with a shell script. Some are hard-coded, but some should come from other commands or as input from the user. How do I do that?
For example, I need to export a variable as such:
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3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
if ; then
echo "data dir"
if ; then
I want to create a new environment variable ASS1_DATA_DIR and ASS1_OUTPUT_DIR in bash and set them to the current... (4 Replies)
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I would appreciate if some one could explain me the difference between setting up the variables as shown below
HOME=/home/user1 (1 Reply)
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5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a shell script that sets up the environment for an application running on UNIX - ksh. This script is run using:
. ./script_name XX
where XX is a parameter. I want to run it from another shell script but when I do it I don't get the envornment variables set up and the prompt... (3 Replies)
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6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
i have a file .NAMEexport MY_NAME=JOE
when i do this at the command prompt #. .NAME
$JOEi created a script called Run.sh . .NAME At the command prompt i did #sh Run.sh
#echo $MY_NAMEit returns nothing. What have i missed out? (7 Replies)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm not quite sure what I'm doing wrong here.
I've go several jobs which print reports. Occassionally a printer will break down and reports need to be move to another printer. Rather than hard code the printer names in our scripts I'm trying to set these programatically
using our function... (1 Reply)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to set up some variables in a shell script. The variables contain values of various paths needed to run a java module. The problem is the variables dont seem to be setting at all.
here is what i am trying to do :
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file that has 4 lines:
1. yesterday's date (mm/dd/yyyy)
2. yesterday's day- dd
3. yesterday's month- mm
4. yesterday's year- yyyy
I want to read this file and place them in variables. how can I do this.
thanks in advance!!
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to set up the .profile for a user I have just created. In trying to set up the shell variables, I want to make the shell be korn shell (default shell i believe is Borne shell), so, this is what I did:
Whenl executing the .profile,... (1 Reply)
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