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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm working on a personal project, a multiplication quiz script for my kids. In it, the user's performance will be recorded and written to a file. After they've played it a little while, it will start to focus more on the ones that give them the most trouble-- that take a long time to answer or... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: treesloth
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga)
$ echo $0
I was trying to append date to the file name. The following syntax has worked
$ touch HELLO-`date '+%d-%b-%Y'`.txt
$ ls -alrt HELL*
-rw-r--r-- 1 rlapp oinstall 0 Feb 20... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: John K
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
My requirement is to append a date in format DDMMYYYYHHMISS at the end of first line of file which is HEADER. I am trying command
sed -i '1s/.*/&<date_format>/' <file_name>
Where <date_format>=`date +%m%d%Y%H%M%S`
I am somehow misisng the right quotes ti get this added in above... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sanjaydubey2006
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to insert a timestamp after all the file names in a folder,after the timestamp is created in the filename the file size is becoming zero bytes.
please tell me where I am doing it wrong.
I have declared the variable in starting of my script.
timestamp=`date... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: shruthidwh
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
A friend contacted me recently with an interesting question. We got something worked out, but I'm curious what answers you all can come up with.
Given a shell script (in bash) that processes a bunch of data and appends it to a file, how would you append the date, time, and a filename to the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: malcolmpdx
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
It appears that this has been asked and answered in similar fashions previously, but I am still unsure how to approach this.
I have two files containing user information:
ttim:xkfgjkd*&#^jhdfh... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: suzannef
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have got a C file in which I would like to add an include statement of my own.
There are already a few include statements and mine should come right after the last existing one (to be neat).
With grep I can get the lines containing the word 'include' and I guess I should feed the... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: maxvirrozeito
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I am a newb as far as shell scripting and SED goes so bear with me on this one.
I want to basically append to each line in a file a delimiter character and the line's line number e.g
Change the file from :-
I have worked... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: pjcwhite
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i need to append timestamp to a file name to make it unique...
do we have any command in unix to do
please help :confused: (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: madhu_aqua14
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Am trying to write a shell script which will append a header and a footer to an existing file. Header will contain details like the current date while the footer will contain the no: of records listed in the file.
I know we can use the CAT command, but i have no clue abt the syntax to... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: brainstormer