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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I am totally a newbie to any programming languages and I just started an entry level job in an IT company. One of my recent tasks is to create a script that is able to show the log file of linux service (i.e. ntpd service)
lets say, if I run my script ./test.sh, the output should be... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: xiaogeji
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to write a shell script to list the contents of a directory and number them and write them to a file.
For example, if I have a directory temp and the contents of the directory are alpha, beta and gamma. I want to write these filenames to a file "test" in a numbered manner.
... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: grajp002
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can someone help me write this shell script?
I am completely new to shell and as a fun task my uncle has challenged me a problem (out of all other people). Basically, all he wants me to do is to create backup file in a folder that is named “disables.”
This is what he said: create a shell script... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: hotcutiepie05
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
dirname= "$(date +%b%d)_$(date +%H%M)"
should create a directory named Nov4_
Instead I get the following returned:
./test1: Nov04_0736: not found.
Usage: mkdir Directory ...
TOO easy, but what am I... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: gwfay
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
My problem looks like it should have a simple solution but it seems that after many days of research I cannot find a good solution. What I have is an input file that contains lines of information. What I need is to extract specific information from that file. What I know is that somewhere in the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: eback
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Q1>How do i read and write to file in shell script. Here is what i want let's assume the filename as "file1"
Check the content of file1 which can be either "0" or "1"
if(content == 0)
execute a command
flush file1(remove all contents in it)
write "1" in to... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: perk_bud
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm a Unix newbie and i just got this task at work to figure out what's wrong with a daily script my team is using.
The idea behind the script is that it takes the day before in a yyyymmdd format, find files with that date in a specific directory and executes an (irrelavant)... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: adija
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Basically I have a shell script and i want to search the computer for a folder and if that folder exists i want to take some action. Not sure exactly how to do this most efficiently.
Not very experienced....any help would be appreciated. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: meskue
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a directory have all of the .stat and .dat file :
they are is a pipe separate flat file.
log-20061202.stat contain 1st line and last line of log-20061202.dat with record count of that day.
Total record = 240
Tom|02-12-2006|1600 W.Santa... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: sabercats
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm sure this is an easy one but I can't seem to get it working. Given the following:
for oldName in `ls *.JPG` ;do
newName=<confusion here. how to make sed perform 's/.JPG/_thumb.JPG/g' operation on $oldName>
Could someone show me what I'm doing wrong?
Ken (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ktoz