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1. Homework & Coursework Questions
Just started learning Unix and received my first assignment recently. We haven't learned many commands and honestly, I'm stumped. I'd like to receive assistance/guidance/hints.
1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
How do I write a shell script that takes in a file or... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: fozilla
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a program that requires the user to enter input values while it is being run
for example in bash
echo "Enter your input"
...I need to schedule this program with crontab, hence a problem, cronjobs run in the background, any ideas on how to... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: walforum
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
So, I am new to shell scripting and have a few problems.
I know how to read from standard input but I do not know how to really compare it to say, a character. I am trying to compare it to a character and anything exceeding just a character, the user will get an output message, but the program... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Bungkai
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to scripting.
How do I read multiple lines from the command line?
I know read reads one line, but if I have to read multiple lines, how should I do?
Prasanna (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: prasanna1157
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a scrpit that contains multiple read command.... when I run the script I have to enter 3 variables so that I can get the output..
but, I dont want to put those 3 inputs manually every time... I want to make a shell that reads the 3 inputs from a file.
the script name is... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: yahyaaa
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am passing the file filename to a program and I have to use the "<" sign:
program < filename
Inside the program I would like to assign the string "filename" to a variable var.
I can't do that with "var=$(echo $1)" because of the "<" sign.
Removing the "<" sign would work for echo,... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: calandrea
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I tried copy the output files from find command into a directory.
find / -name core 2>/dev/null | xargs cp????
I have known that we can use xargs to execute command lines from standard input but how to use it in this case.
Or I can do something besides xargs. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lalelle
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
while running a user inter-active program
how can we get the commands from a
file instead of the user?
is there anyway to permanently redirect content
of a file to standard input? (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: gfhgfnhhn
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Running a script in AIX 5.3. Users wanted me to add a "confirm you want to run script, enter 'y' or 'n'" kind of thing... here is what I came up with:
dateNow=`date "+%m.%d.%Y.%H.%M.%S"` # Get current date
mydatedfile=$myfile.$dateNow... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: yall
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
how can i redirect standard input? i dont remember :/, though could you redirec not from a command? i mean, to redirect always stdin and stout (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Jariya