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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to write auto update script for my embedded device, which can check and download newer version of my program and extract the files on the device.
The download center is hosted on remote web server .
Script checks the hosted file on web site and if the new version is there... (8 Replies)
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have written a script to capture system performance every hour and redirected to output file. How to overwrite the file every next day?
Suresh (4 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
My requirement as follows,
i want to write a shell script to display the files of a folder, i export it to a file to mail the file. The problem is the exported file is getting appended every time I run the script. I just want the file to be over written. can anyone suggest??
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ok so I had a dislexic moment, while typing the command ntfsclone --rescue --overwrite --force /dev/sdc3 /dev/sda3 I got the source and destination backwards so now I have a blank sdc3 I tried using gparted -->device -->attemp data rescue and it didn't help. before I screw this partition up anymore... (0 Replies)
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5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to update the contents of a file that exists in several hundred folders.
I'm on a mac.
Can I use Terminal to execute a linux/unix command that will accomplish the overwriting of the file? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: webguy262
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is there any undo option is there in unix same as recycle bin in windows? (5 Replies)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm debugging a ksh script written by someone else that does the following:
It runs a command and redirects stdout to a file called dberror that already exists using ">". This command fails with the following error:
The file access permissions do not allow the specified action. dberror:... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: savage66
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How can I restrict a user from overwriting a file once he has uploaded it through FTP. He can view the file but can't delete or overwrite it. (OS is UNIX, there is no restriction on client FTP software)
Will be very glad if someone could resolve this problem.
Imran Aziz Khan
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Discussion started by: imranak7
9. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
I have an external file (file.txt). This shall be a kind of a config file for my shell script. I get the line numbers as to a corresponding entry by grep. Now I would like to substitute the corresponding line from the shell script back to the file and exactly on the same line number.
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Discussion started by: ACTGADE
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to overwrite some lines of a very big file.
I know the number of the line but I don't know how to point the cursor on its beginning. there is an option to notice the offset in lines?
thanks! (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: csecnarf