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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I wrote a collection of bash functions years ago and now need to use them again but
I'm getting some error messages when eval tries to expand the variables names.
I recollect that I used the shopt command to set one of the options but I can't quite
remember the command that I... (8 Replies)
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2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a bash script where I pass an argument
./chris.bash "\argv Test"
I want to detect if the user supplied \argv at the start of the argument (3 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have an issue with awk and variables. I have trawled the internet and forums but can't seem to get the exactt syntax I need.
I have tried using awk -v and all sorts of variations but I have hit a brick wall. I have spent a full day on this and am just going round in circles.
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am writing a script which accepts two arguments one of them being a message. All is working except for the message part. That is, to accept text as an argument.
I have trouble storing and echoing a line of text. It seems that writing a few words and store them in an... (6 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
So, I use GET ( Simple user agent using LWP library. ) on a remote text file that is then passed to bash and executed. However, I need to pass that bash script a single argument, and so far nothing that I have tried has worked, although I have learned quite a bit about input/output... (5 Replies)
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6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
The following code finds the line containing fruits in test.txt and replaces instances of apple with banana.
ed -s test.txt <<< $'/fruits/s/apple/banana/g\nw'
What I want to do is put variables in the place of fruits, apple and banana.
I have tried replacing ' with " to get... (2 Replies)
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can someone please help me with this SHELL script?
I need to create a script that gets a positive number n as an argument. The script must calculate the factorial of its argument. In other words, it must calculate n!=1x2x3x...xn. Note that 0!=1.
Here is a start but I have no clue how to... (3 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm having problems with bash scripts. If a bash script is called with no arguments, I always get "PHIST=!" as the first argument (i.e. this is what $1 equals). Why? Where does this come from, and how can I fix it? Nothing in the bash man pages refer to this mysterious default argument. (2 Replies)
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can you please suggest a few lines of if statement to check if a variable is an ip address purely in bash/sh?
Marc (3 Replies)
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10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a little script to help me manage a gallery of image files. It makes symbolic links to every file in and below the current directory, placing them in a target directory which is passed to the script as a parameter. Unfortunately, the script pukes when I pass a parameter that contains... (4 Replies)
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