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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have been trying to execute the below command by changing directory and then copying contents of one directory to another by doing some file name manipulations in between. However this isnt working since as soon as the statement completes it goes back to the original folder. Can someone... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: HikingLife
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have some script with some paths inside it. The idea is to some files which is on desktop copy and move to another location. Problem is that inside script is similar to this:
cp test1.zip /root/help/
because I allways have another zip files, does it possible to have some input which ask me... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: tomislav91
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have a script that needs to be run as a specific user. lets call this specific user "skysmart".
sure, i can check the username of the person running the script and if it isn't "skysmart", simply abort with a descriptive error message. but then, that would require the user to have to "sudo su... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: SkySmart
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to change the password of unix users on a number of servers.My plan was to ssh to all the servers in a shell script and use the passwd command. I tried to do so but everytime i run it i get this error.
ssh -x -n -l user1 host passwd
Changing password for "user1"
3004-709 Error... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: poojabhat
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I use an alias, "homeperm" as shorthand for curl -o. Since most of what I download via cUrl is graphic image files -- jpeg files -- I'd like to be able to change this alias to a script, or use it to invoke a function, which will not only download the file but date-stamp it using Exiv2 in... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: SilversleevesX
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I had tried to executes this script to change the user password through script:
No lines in buffer
cat /etc/passwd | grep -v userid >> /tmp/pass.tmp1
cat /etc/passwd | grep userid >> /tmp/pass.tmp2
PASS1=`cat /tmp/pass.tmp2 | cut -d ":" -f2`
sed... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: indrajit_renu
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
For the moment some settings in my .bashrc contain the password of my company's firewall, which is not a good idea. I would like to use the string "PASSWORD" set in .bashrc and a script that changes all appearances of "PASSWORD" in the environment variables by the actual password (which... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: markolopa
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to eject the cdrom from a livecd after certain stage...
Now assuming that it is possible to eject,please consider my issue!!!
The OS boots into a regular user by default...so i am unable to use the eject command to push out the drive...
However if i try pfexec eject it... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: wrapster
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
my problem is that i am calling a script from my perl program.
the script checks wether a particular process is running or not if the process is not running then it should start the process.
the problem here is that the front end logs into backend with a user which does not have the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: raviraushanjha