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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This should be extremely simple and someone will probably answer it in .5 seconds. I need to know what:
does? I do not have a shell handy to just try it in. I am reading through some scripts and need to understand this line. Any help is appreciated.
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Discussion started by: chrisgoetz
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to shell scripting and have been looking at quite a few web pages to try and figure this out, but to no avail.
What I am trying to do is get a value from a text file that contains a paragraph of information.. Something similar too:
Welcome to random script
You are... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: elemenopee
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This is my first post on this forum, nice to meet ya!
I've been using Linux for a good few years, I grew up using DOS and a few similar CLI-based OS's so I'm fairly okay with navigating my way around the terminal. Recently I decided I wanted to become a sysadmin so I've been teaching... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Tamachan87
Hello, I am totally new to Unix
We have a piece of test equipment, three of them actually, that run HP-UX 9.0 from like 1994. We had backup tapes with procedures to load the OS and our test software, but the 16-track tapes are corrupt now. HP will not support it, they dont have it anymore,... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: Newball80
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
My first post here....
I have a few years exp with linux distros and some very basic Python..Ive been intent on learning shell scripting the last few weeks. Please excuse my crude efforts.
I am running a program that takes network data containing US city names in plain text. I am TRYING to... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: dddkkk
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Assume $x equals "".
If I try:
if test -n $x
I get the "Expression syntax" error.
It works in Linux but not in unix bash. In unix bourne I get "test: argument expected" (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lumix
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
This is probably a really simple problem, but goes easy on me I'm still a newb. The problem I have is that a script (we'll call it script.script) I edited won't run for some reason, I get the error "ksh: script.script: not found"
The location of my script is as follows: /home/users/arkitech
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Discussion started by: Arkitech
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am wanting to download the Linux Program. When i go to download it I see several things to download. What do i download exactly? Then what do I do to install it. Also I have partitioned my hard drive to make way for Linux on the other part to play with it, will any problems arise from this?
I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Seeto
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I don't even know if this should go here but I just would like to know what this means:
I know absolutely nothin' about UNIX, and I found this in a SQL table in a board I run.
Someone please tell me what that is in "normal" mode.
Pardon me for my... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: daeglin
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
ok i just installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a computer i had lying around and it was working ok but then when i tried to set up KDE's xdm (kdm) i think i must have configured the login manager wrong because i cant login through the kdm and therefore i can log in to BSD at all?!
please can someone help me... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: h3x