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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
What does the following do?
grep -v "toolbox" $home_oracle/.profile >$home_oracle/.profile.$$ Thanks.
Please use CODE tags as required by forum rules! (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: big123456
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
How to use * in call to pl/sql block from shell script?
The line "select * from" is causing all files and directiores to show up in email notification but if I give all column names then it works,
Please let me know how to use '*' instead of giving all column names, in other wirds how to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sandy162
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
When editing a file, vi displays a special character as ^L. Can you tell me the escaped character to be used in awk? And can that escaped character be used in a regexp in both sed and awk? (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: dmesserly
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am seeing an special character in my file
when i do the
cat filename | od-bc
I see a value of 376 for that special character.
I would like to find the decimal value for the character.
For example the decimal value for ctrl-Y is char(25).
Appreciate help on this. (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: pinnacle
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a variable and to it always alphanumeric value will be assigned.
If the value has any special characters in it then in the if statement it should exit like below
if (value has any speacial character)
can any one suggest how to acheive this? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lavnayas
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have below line in a unix file, I want to delete one character after "Â".
20091020.Non-Agency CMO Daily Trade Recap Â~V Hybrids
The result should be :
20091020.Non-Agency CMO Daily Trade Recap Â Hybrids
i dont want to use "~V" anywhere in the sed command or any other command, just remove... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mohsin.quazi
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
In the shell script, i need to remove the special charater "\" with "\\". For example, i need to replace "D:\FXT\ABC.TXT" with "D:\\FXT\\ABC.TXT".
However, when trying to do something like , i get the below error :-
-->echo "D:\FXT\ABC.TXT" | sed -e 's#\#\\#g'
sed: 0602-404 Function... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: amit_arora
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to unload file from a database. Which contains few lines with the character below. Rest of the data was unloaded appropriately.
a) What does this below character means?
b) How can i remove it,
I already have sed '/^$/d'
c) Will this effect the file by any means... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: tostay2003
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to create files with special characters in its filenames for testing purposes. This is on a Linux RHEL4 but this should also be applicable on a Unix shell.
I am able to create files with special characters in the filenames...e.g.
cp -pv foo.gif \*special.gif
cp -pv foo.gif \... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: sqa777
im a bit stuck on executing commands that include the special character '?'. can someone recommend a way on how i would be able to execute it?? i thought the glob function could be useful (still mite be) but upon entering the command
'ls pars?' it listed all the files in the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mile1982