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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a backup script that runs an rsync backup to an external drive. I use the script frequently on Windows and Linux and have installed it on a Mac. The script has an option to run shutdown after the backup has completed. Since backup can take hours to run, this is an option that is... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: LMHmedchem
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have the following script that just archives and clears some log files.
# script: archive_logs_and_clear
# add date to logfile names and copy archive directory
# clear logs
# change to script directory
cd ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: LMHmedchem
3. OS X (Apple)
Some hackers found a security hole in macOS High Sierra and tweeted it to the world before telling Apple about the problem. You can see the details from PC Magazine's daily news here: Apple Releases Fix for MacOS High Sierra 'Root' Bug. The original story this morning was published before a patch... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Don Cragun
4. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I'm developing a MacOs Application in python and I'm having some issues trying to find information related to the power button pressed event. I know that in Ubuntu 14.04 you can find information about it on the acpi folders, but I realized that here in Mac that process is... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: xedge
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Since this question (similar) occur every now and then, and given the fact i was thinking about it just recently (1-2 weeks) anyway, i started to write something :p
The last point for motivation was... (17 Replies)
Discussion started by: sea
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi, I have written a script that allows me to repetitively play a music file $N times, which is specified through user input. However, if I want to exit the script before it has finished looping $N times, if I use CTRL+c, I have to CTRL+c however many times are left in order to complete the loop.... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: hilltop_yodeler
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
We have a service that we start up remotely with rsh but unfortunately, the rsh never returns to the calling server. This seems to be because the processes of the service we've just started hold the port open.RBATTE1 @ /home/RBATTE1>netstat -na|grep 49.51
tcp4 0 0 ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rbatte1
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Is there a trick to closing a mac terminal with a command? I would think you could just type exit into your terminal but that doesn't work. I also tried quit and close just for the hell of it and that didn't work either. Does anyone know what the command is? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: cokedude
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Well. I was recently given access to my work's machine via SSH. I'm pretty sure it's a SUSE machine, uname -a gives
Linux machinename 188.8.131.52-0.54.5-bigsmp #1 SMP Fri Sep 4 01:28:03 UTC 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
I'm not doing anything all that exciting, mostly data entry stuff.
We... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: pagrus
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
For a small script i want it so that the terminal closes when the script has completed its tasks.
To do so i use at the end if the script the following:
echo "Hello, World!"
echo "Knowledge is power."
echo "shutting down terminal in 10 seconds"
however the terminal stay's... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ditzyken