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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi Shell Tigers,
I am trying to acheive search and replace strings within a setup file.
Help much appreciated.
So... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: jville
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file which requires modification via a shell script.
Need to do the following: 0. take input from user for new text. 1. search for a keyword in the file. 2. going forward, search for another keyword. 3. Replace this line with user supplied input.
for e.g., my file has the following... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: chingupt
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying the solve the following problem.
I have a file which I intend to use as a csv called master.csv
The columns are separated by commas.
I want to change the text on a specific row in either column 3,4,5 or 6 from xxx to yyy depending upon if column 1 matches a specified pattern.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: cyphex
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can I use awk to search for a string, passed from the shell, that might include metacharacters?
File1 entries: Bob Marley Jammin (Bonus Track).mp3
File2 entries: Bob Marley Jammin (Bonus Track).mp3 32000 /Music/Bob Marley/ Jammin (Bonus Track).mp3
So far, I have this;
$ sed -e... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: DSommers
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I need to extract all the content between two strings stored in two variables "startstring" and "endstring"
awk '/$startstring/, $NF ~ /$endstring/ ' file > file2
The above code is not working with variables. It works when actual string... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jeanjkj
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to replace any field $2 of any file line (f.i. test.txt) matching $1 with a shell variable.
$ cat test.txt
Now I'm going to ask the value of variable B:
$ OLDVAL=$(awk -v SEARCHVAR="$SEARCHVAR"... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: basalt
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Suchen und Ersetzen mit AWK
i'm not good in scripting and asking for your help.
With this script i change some text parts in diffent datafiles. It works without problems, but i need to get some informations about what changes in wich datafiles happend. This could be in character of a... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ruffi
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I really would appreciate some help with a bash script for some string manipulation on an SQL dump:
I'd like to be able to rename "sites/WHATEVER/files" to "sites/SOMETHINGELSE/files" within the sql dump.
This is quite easy with sed:
sed -e... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: otrotipo
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I already have accomplished this task using sed and arrays, but since I get the variable using awk, I figured I'd ask this question and maybe I can get a cleaner solution using strictly awk.. I just can't quite grasp it in awk.
Story: I'm automating the (re)configuration of network interfaces,... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: System Shock
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to search and replace the text in file using awk. but facing hard luck in that.
Please help me out!!!!
> grep Abc.De.ync.rate /tmp/sdosanjh.txt
Abc.De.ync.rate 6 write
Now, I want to replace the "6" with value say "2".
I... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: sdosanjh