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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)
Discussion started by: Hijanoqu
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
The (longer) script that I am working on does something like this:
shuf -i1-2 -n1
echo "Press 1 if you saw a 1. Press 2 if you saw a 2."
read -s -n1 RESPONSE
If the user accidentally presses two... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: darwin_886
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
The user inputs either "/tmp/bea" or "/tmp/bea/". Regardless my script should extract and store in a variable the last directory in the user input path.
Desired output: "bea"
Please help. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mohtashims
5. 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
6. 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
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have 2 Servers IP:
Now i want to change the smtp:ServerIP according to user interaction: (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: telnor
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Here is my script:
echo "var 1:"
When I run in via ksh the script runs successfully.
However when I run it via tcsh I get "varone: Undefine variable"
Does the name command not work with tcsh or do I need some additional modification? Is there a way to get... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bonesy
9. 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
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm just starting out with UNIX and have figured some stuff out. I just need some help with accepting user input on the command line. For instance, I created a number counter that counts down from any positive hard coded number. But, I want the commnad line line to read "Countdown 20" where 20... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: scott78