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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am creating a bash that uses perl . The below code closes before the input is entered. If I run the perl as a .pl it is fine. What am I doing wrong? Thank you :).
wget -O getCSV.txt http://xxx.xx.xxx.xxx/data/getCSV.csv
print... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: cmccabe
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Below is a simple script to prompt for user input while suggesting an editable default value at the prompt:
read -e -i $shortname -p "Please enter the username you would like to add: " input
Please enter the username you would like to add:... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: woodson2
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to writing script and want to use a Bash Piped while-read and read from user input.
if something happens on server.log then do while loop or if something happend on user input then do while loop.
Pseudocode something like:
tail -n 3 -f server.log | while read serverline || read... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: MyMorris
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am starting to learn how to use bash and I would like the script to do the following:
Asks the user for his/her name
Asks the user for one number
Asks the user for another number
Then it adds the two numbers,
Also multiply the two numbers
I have the part where you get the name, and I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: boyboy1212
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to write a bourne shell script (solaris 10) that accepts input from the user. The input will be a command- any command like ls/ pwd/ mv etc. After the input is read, the shell must execute the command supplied by the user.
I know we use read to play with user inputs. Just not sure how to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: PDManc
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to script simply data transfer. I would like to have the user input the source "SRC" (/Volumes/DriveName/Users/johnq123) and then name the directory that the copied information will go to, "DST" . put I can't get it to work -
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Discussion started by: dropkick888
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi all, I currently have a script which uses read -p for user interaction. e.g.
read -p "New user? " user
Is it possible to have it so if the user enters nothing and just presses return it can resort to a specified value instead?
Thanks! :) (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: JayC89
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I wanna a read a line of text from standard input. The user enter data like this way
name phone_no month1_salary month2_salary
that is user enter the name ,phone no and salary of 2 months in a single line by giving spaces. I wanna add the 3rd and 4th fields ...ie add both... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: krishnampkkm
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
The gcc compiler has warned about using gets(), so I've been trying my hand at getline.
Problem is that I've been able to read from a file, but what I really need is to read from a user's input.
I want to use getline like a scanf() command, but I can't figure what to substitute for the fp... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: sdsd
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need a script to halt at the end and wait for the user to hit a key...could be any ket or enter. I know it can be done but I am just starting out.. Thanks (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: verystupid