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1. Homework & Coursework Questions
This is my question, below the question is the template
Write and execute a Bourne shell script called homework that will
From within the script, create three background processes:
a) (2 points) one that saves a long listing of your hidden files to a file named hiddenlist
b) (2 points) ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: luislozoya
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am suppose to make a program that cuts the extension off of a file. It uses that .ext to decide which program needs to be used to open the file. This only finds the name of the program from a list of programs I made. My problem is when it has the name of the program it needs to use, how can I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dordrix
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Get the following error when running a shell script with following statement.
at line 150 : `(' is not expected
150: declare -a VPO_SEV=(Normal Warning Minor Major Critical)
it runs fine using bash, so I guess the script should be using bash but is there a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: wilsonee
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Attempting to write a script to eventually notify me via email for when there is packetloss across the backbone. I am looking for values greater than 0% in the mtr field.
date +"%D"_"%T" >> /home/rich/mtr.log
echo "----------------------------------------" >>... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: closedown
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello all, I'm new to shell scripting and want to make a script that I can write to log the users logging on and off the a unix system.
I have had a good look over the past few days to crack it, I think I am getting close.
I want a script that runs an infinite loop to check every 5 seconds... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: noodlesoup
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Bourne: How to invoke an alias from within a shell script
If I type in the alias in the command line, it runs
If I insert that same alias into my shell script and run the shell script, the alias is not invoked.
Help please. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: techshots
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Dear Bourne Shell Expert,
I am trying to change the current working directory from within a Bourne Shell script. Simply enough i thought !
As I am sure you are well aware, Inside the script i echo `pwd` and it seems ok, but the shell spawns another shell to execute this and as such, when my... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: fawqati
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm a newbie to UNIX scripting and I'm having some trouble compiling my script. I'm using the Bourne Shell and cannot seem to use the substr function correctly. I'm trying to extract the last two digits of a year that's stored in a variable based off of a condition. I've searched the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: E2004
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm throwing this out there as a novice to the Unix world...I've
been working on a project that requires me to ouput (using the echo command) a list of names in a single column format, but the problem is the input is in row format followed by a blank space...If anyone could give me a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dmhonor914
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can somebody answer the following query
A shell program that takes one or any number of file directory names as input; sorts the directories given as parameters jointly in the ascending or decending order of choice For EX : dips abc etc desc will sort the files... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: psrinivas