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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Oracle Linux : 6.4/bash shell
In the below I want to break out of the loop when it enters the 5th iteration.
for i in 1 2 3 4 5 6
echo "Oh Nooo... i = $i. I need to stop the iteration and jump out of the loop"
But, it only... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: John K
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm obviously very new to this. I'm trying to write a simple for loop that will read the directory names in /Users and then copy a file into the same subdir in each user directory.
I have this, and it works but it isn't great.
for dirs in $HOMEDIRS; do
if ];... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Heath_T
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Sorry if this is a newbie question. I guess you can use either awk or shell script for this sequence of operations, but knowing very little about either of them I'm not sure how I should try to write this.
The basic objective is to copy certain files that are scattered all over my... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: pc2001
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I am trying to make a script to manage log. I want to write the name of the .gz I moved and the date :
for i in `ls $replog/*.gz`
echo " $i "
`echo $i date +%d:%m:%Y`
`echo $datee `>> $replog/mrnet.log
mv $i /var/log/vieux-logs
I need to echo... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: Dabless
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would really appreciate some help, i need to do a project for a job that requires minimal UNIX scripting and im REALLY stuck
basically Im stuck at what i believe is something really simple but i just dont have a clue how to do it efficiently and properly and i REALLY appreciate some... (16 Replies)
Discussion started by: thurft
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi everyone - just like to say great forum...I've learned a lot off here but I just can't figure this one out...(first post)
I'm writing a script to monitor a directory and email the latest modified file....(I realize there are better ways than I'm trying here...I don't like copying and pasting... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: trevthefatty
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
sorry for being dumb here, but is there a way my for loop can take an entire line of a file into consideration instead of each word in a line... ill explain
if i have a file like this
# cat list
and a script that does this
# cat list.sh
... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: hcclnoodles
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi! I have a simple question about using a for loop.
I'm trying to open up all the zip files in the currect directory with ark, but I am getting the error "bash: syntax error near unexpected token `for $i ; do ark $i ; done ;
I looked in the info pages for bash, but I can't seem to figure... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Orange Stripes
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
have a basic query.
Please see the below code:
list="one two three"
for var in $list ; do
Wht if I want to print only first/ last line in the list
Eg one & three
er_ashu (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: er_ashu