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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would like to add the ability to change the message that is displayed when timer is finished. At present it just asks for the time I want for the alarm.
I think what I need is another command line argument.
soundfile="/usr/share/sounds/My_Sounds/Alarm-sound-buzzer.mp3"... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: drew77
2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Hi Guys, I'm trying to work out how to add a command line argument inside single quotes. Would anyone be able to help please as I'm going mad :)
I want to be able to place the filename on command line and it then be used in a script but it needs to have quotes surrounding it.
Thanks in... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: mutley2202
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to write a bash script called YN that looks like the following
YN "Specify a question" "doThis" "doThat"
where "doThis" will be executed if the answer is "y", otherwise "doThat".
YN "Do you want to list the file dog?" "ls -al dog" ""
Here's my attempt... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: LeoKSimon
4. Homework & Coursework Questions
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
create a shell script, chExt.sh that takes one or more parameters, where the first is a desired extension and the remainder are names of files to be renamed. For each file in the command line, this script should rename the file, as... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: kcoll025
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
When I run the below command
ssh -o 'PasswordAuthentication yes' -o 'PreferredAuthentications publickey' -i $HOME/.ssh/id_dsa Server_Name
I found the below error
ommand-line line 0: Missing yes/no argument
Kindly help me to sort out
Double post, continued... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Pratik4891
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
If ($argv == “-debug”) then
Echo “in loop”
But this is not working. If I modify this code and remove “-“, then it works.
Similarly I am getting problem using grep command also
Grep “-debug” Filename
Can someone please help me on how to resolve these... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sarbjit
I have a very simple C program which will run in UNIX. When i am passing * as the command line argument, i am gettig the below output.
int main(int argc,char *argv)
printf("\nHello... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dsudipta
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a piece of code ...wherein I need to assign the following ...
1) A command line argument to a variable
2) A unix command to a variable
e.g result=`wc -l testFile.txt`
in my awk shell script
When I do this :
print "origCount" origCount --> I get the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sweta_doshi
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Say I want to get the value of last command line argument using the value in $# (or some other way if u can suggest) how do I do it??
These don't work :( (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: amit_oddey21
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
can any help me how to can pass array as command line argument in korn shell.
also how to read a array from command line.
spandu (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: spandu