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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to allow a user to enter in text and then store that text in a variable $gene to run in an awk command in which those values are used to run some calculations. I am getting syntax errors however, when I try. Thank you :).
The awk runs great if it is a pre-defined file that is used,... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: cmccabe
2. Red Hat
Why does removing "rhgb quiet" from the kernel boot parameters control whether or not the commands I enter are displayed in single user mode ?
For instance, if I do not remove "rhgb quiet", when I am in single user mode, whatever command I type will not be displayed on the screen.
The... (0 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
if (!-d $Input_filename && ! -e $Input_filename)
print "USAGE: Please enter '$ABCD/def/dsed.txt' as an arguement \n";
1. Input Is suppose to be something like "$ABCD/def/dsed.txt".
if the input is wrong the script should throw an ERROR message.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Rashid Khan
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have a script which takes input from user, if user gives either Y/y then it should continue, else it should quit by displaying user cancelled.
echo " Enter your choice to continue y/Y OR n/N to quit "
echo " user requested to continue "
##some commands... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: only4satish
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
echo "Enter file name of input file list along with absolute path : "
for string in `cat inputFileList`
echo " file does not exist"
From the above code, if the user enters a invalid file... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: i.srini89
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
If I want all user input to start with " : " if not display error
or what I asking is how to do if statement that control a first letter of string that we want to start with. and not worry about the rest
Thank (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: guidely
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm trying to set up a script that takes user input and validates that the user input was entered correctly.
So far I have this:
echo "Please enter your name."
echo "You have not entered a name."
echo... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: fufaso
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can i have a user input that reads like this:
echo -n "Please enter a & b:" 10 20
right now i have divided it into two echos, like
echo -n "a: "
echo -n "b: " (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rrahmegni
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
how would i accept user input from the keyboard? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: JamieMurry
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to create a shell (ksh) which has two "read" commands, one which reads a line from a file and another which is inside a loop that reads user input from a keyboard. However, the "read" command inside the loop uses the input from the file and it does not get the user input from keyboard.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: stevefox