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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I am a beginner in Unix. Now I am learning setting up variables. However, I am receiving an error. Can anyone please help me with it
My command as
returns the error command not found.
(I am using FreeBSD Unix and in my terminal, it is ~% instead of $ . is the... (2 Replies)
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2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I've been having trouble with cat and variables. If I do the following:
I get the contents of the file named filex
If I do
I get cat : cannot open X-0101\ 2-10-2013.txt.
I have tried to do cat $var2 without quotes as... (8 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello, I need a little help.
1. Edit /etc/profile so that all users are greeted upon login.
2. For the root account, set the prompt to something like "Danger!! root is doing stuff in \w", preferably in a bright color such as red or pink or in reverse video mode.
Thanks for help. (4 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
if ; then
echo "data dir"
if ; then
I want to create a new environment variable ASS1_DATA_DIR and ASS1_OUTPUT_DIR in bash and set them to the current... (4 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've got a script to output YAML data, and I want to display data that's held inside variables inside one large CAT area. What's the easiest way to do this?
cat << "END"
- $intro #Variable 1
- $mid #Variable 2
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6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a shell script that sets up the environment for an application running on UNIX - ksh. This script is run using:
. ./script_name XX
where XX is a parameter. I want to run it from another shell script but when I do it I don't get the envornment variables set up and the prompt... (3 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
i have a file .NAMEexport MY_NAME=JOE
when i do this at the command prompt #. .NAME
$JOEi created a script called Run.sh . .NAME At the command prompt i did #sh Run.sh
#echo $MY_NAMEit returns nothing. What have i missed out? (7 Replies)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm not quite sure what I'm doing wrong here.
I've go several jobs which print reports. Occassionally a printer will break down and reports need to be move to another printer. Rather than hard code the printer names in our scripts I'm trying to set these programatically
using our function... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: BCarlson
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to set up some variables in a shell script. The variables contain values of various paths needed to run a java module. The problem is the variables dont seem to be setting at all.
here is what i am trying to do :
export... (6 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to set some environment variables with this script:
echo Remote Computer: $ip
PERLDB_OPTS="CallKomodo=$ip:9000 RemotePort=$ip:9010 PrintRet=0"
echo PERLDB_OPTS: $PERLDB_OPTS
echo PERL5LIB: $PERL5LIB
But it... (5 Replies)
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