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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I use the .bashrc file from this thread.
Direct link to the archive containing the ultimate bashrc
I am trying to use autojump, but it will not autoload the directories to the autojump list as the custom prompt is not compatible.
Here is the thread on the issue from other users.
apt -... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: genehunter
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I think(hope) I've got a simple one - I just need to send an email if a mysql query returns any results (ideally - it will never match).
Currently I just pipe the mysql query output to the mail program, but of course that emails regardless of the output( and I check this every 10 minutes from... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: jcass78
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have facing problem with linux shell prompt .Am expecting my Bash prompt to be like below
but its showing like
~]$ ot@Servername and while typing the commands the prompt looks like below:
~]$ echo $PS1
~]$ ot@ServernameChecked the .bash_profile and also changed... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: kapil514
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file
cat <<EOF > /tmp/test
Now I am trying to get the exit stat ($?) of 1 if any text is found and 0 if any text is not found using grep, i.e. just reversing the exit status of grep
# (snippet 1) this one is not working!!! retval $?... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: the_gripmaster
5. Emergency UNIX and Linux Support
I am working with a script to simplyfy some operations where I work, but one of the programs needs me to enter a password.
It will as me "Please enter the administrator password:"
Is there a way to make a bash script to automatically answer the question with the needed password?
I am looking... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: noratx
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
This is an instance of "if it's not one thing, it's another."
I recently fell victim to my own stupidity in trashing, by accident, my long-running and very highly-customized .bash_profile and .bashrc files for Cygwin & Cygwin/X. I had backups from a previous "go" with this, and decided to use... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: SilversleevesX
7. OS X (Apple)
I'm using a custom prompt with PS1 in my .profile. It is
PS1="\\u@\e\:\W\ \\$\ \"
and it works well, as you can see,
but, when i type more than the width of the window, it... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: killer54291
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
It looks like,
I added following line in .bashrc, but still its same.
export PS1=" $ "
Please help me :confused: (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: admax
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to combine 2 conditional statements by using -o in bash, but it won't work.
if ; then
echo "The number needs to be between 0 and $nr"
Each time i execute the file it says:
./selectCitaat: line 10: syntax error near unexpected token `$1' (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: doc.arne
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
in csh I was using:
set prompt=""$HOSTNAME".tk.\!> "
to customize the look of my prompt. I have seen the light after reading the perils of csh scripting and wish to switch to bash. How do I customize my bash prompt??? I've tried many variation of the above w/no success, and searching this... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: yankee428