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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Hello... and thank you in advanced for any help anyone can offer me
I'm hoping someone can explain what the leading $ is/means (i.e. $PS1, $HOME, etc).... I was having a discussion with someone and was trying to explain it... Which I felt like I came up kind of short with how well I did it.
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Discussion started by: bodisha
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Anyone can help with my problem, I have an issue with hiddend special character each line of my file.
When I open the file using vim
Inside the vim I command :set list, and then the list would become
How to remove the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: fspalero
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
how do i egrep set of characters ?
egrep -iwF "id|the|*"
throws following excption
egrep can use only egrep pattern syntax
I want to egrep the string along with (*) special character (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: nikhil jain
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Special character ? is added in between filename. Am not able to figure our why this is happening. In my Development environment special characters are not present. This issue is happening in the higher environment.
It would be helpful if somebody can tell what are the possible... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: weknowd
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
/usr/xpg4/bin/grep -F "$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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
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