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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
What does the following do?
grep -v "toolbox" $home_oracle/.profile >$home_oracle/.profile.$$ Thanks.
Please use CODE tags as required by forum rules! (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: big123456
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
/usr/xpg4/bin/grep -F "$a" *.txt
It is not able to grep CASH$$A string as it contains special character $$.
I also tried with
/usr/xpg4/bin/grep -F '$a' *.txt
but still not working.
I have to assign CASH$$A to a variable and serach that variable..i dont want to search the... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: millan
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
what is the meaning of the character x in /etc/shadow file
which is lying in the encrypted password column..
i need this urgently (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: DJ2176
5. 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
6. 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
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am comparing 2 files (using diff command) with numerical data in them. In the output file I want only the differences which are in file2 but not in file1. Although I am getting the diffences i am also getting special characters in the output file which i do not want. Can somebody help me
For... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ashu_r2001
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've had a daemon go a little bit mental and create directories using somments from a config file. The end result is I've ended up with directories with names such as #, 5625), (5725 etc etc etc...
However, when I try and delete them I get syntax errors, ( not expected,
rmdir #... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: JWilliams
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