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# 1  
Old 07-13-2012
[Solved] echo not updating double quotes in output

Hi ,

I have a script to update firefox proxy. But the echo is not updating the double quotes.

Code:
paste /home/names.txt /home/ip.txt | while read i j
do
mkdir $i
echo "user_pref("network.proxy.http", "$j");" >> /home/$i/prefs.js
echo "user_pref("network.proxy.http_port", 8080);" >> /home/$i/prefs.js
echo "user_pref("network.proxy.type", 1);" >> /home/$i/prefs.js
done

I am getting output
HTML Code:
user_pref(network.proxy.http, 202.203.1.102);
user_pref(network.proxy.http_port, 8080);
user_pref(network.proxy.type, 1);
I need below format

Code:
user_pref("network.proxy.http", "202.203.1.102");
user_pref("network.proxy.http_port", 8080);
user_pref("network.proxy.type", 1);

# 2  
Old 07-13-2012
Use backslash to escape the quotes you need to be present in your output

Code:
echo "user_pref(\"network.proxy.http\", \"$j\");"

# 3  
Old 07-13-2012
You have to escape the double quotes that you want to preserve in echo output, like this:
Code:
echo "user_pref(\"network.proxy.http\", \"$j\");"

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# 4  
Old 07-13-2012
Thanks. It worked perfect
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