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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I’m a bit confused about the term ‘environment variables’.
Within your shell you can set two types of variables:
1. Shell variable – affecting functionality within your shell
2. User defined variable
When using the ‘export’ command on a variable you make sure it’s being inherited by new sub... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: niels
2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm bit new to the advanced bash shell scripting.
When I'm looking at some of the existing code in my organization, got confused with a few variable definings.
var2="abc def ghi"
In above, 1st and last lines are confusing me.... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: raghu.iv85
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is FreeBSD and OpenBSD considered Unix? What O.S does Most of the forum members use? How popular are Licensed Unix operating systems for home users?
Additionally I thought Linux was a Minux fork and BSD was a Unix fork.
Thanks in ... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: theKbStockpiler
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello. I am writing a simple script that reads a text file and removes records from a mysql database. The items in the text file are of the format:
firstname.middle.lastXXX, where XXX is a 3 digit number. The table has an email field that will match the firstname.middle.last. So, I thought I... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bricoleur
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm running a bash script query and assigning the output to a variable like this:
exists=`mysql -u $USER_NAME --password=$PASSWORD -D "somedb" \
-e "SELECT * FROM somedb.sometable WHERE field1 ='$a' \
AND field2 ='$b' LIMIT 0 , 30";`
which returns something like:
echo... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: unclecameron
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a variable say var1 (output from somewhere, which I can't change)which store something like this:
how can I make the variable $name, $age, $address and $password contain the info?
I mean do this in a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: freddy1228
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file called /tmp/CMDB which looks like this
I am writing a for loop that will go through this file line by line creating a variable of itself. Using the first iteration of the loop (i.e. the first line) as... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: hcclnoodles
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I heard this was possible but from my research I haven't been able to figure it out yet. Seems it should be simple enough. Basically from a high level view I'm trying to accomplish...
. $X='grep foo blah.log'
then 'mysql command SELECT foo FROM bar WHERE ' . $X
or something like that.
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kero
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
i am using the below script and trying to move files in that directory in that pattern to archive. But it doesn;t seem to take the metacharacters. Please sugggest.
Debug output: (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dsravan