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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have been lurking for quit some time attempting to learn on my own but I have reached an impasse.
I need to extract specific details from from a text file that I get and parse it out into separate files with the name of each individual and the date it was proccess. Then within... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lostpacket
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Working with examples from a text I found online not quite getting the results I want. Hoping I could have someone look at them and give me some feedback.
Find is set to display contents of subdirectories correct? How do you repress that?
find ~ -size +9500k -mtime -7
This should display all... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: crownedzero
Hello, I am totally new to Unix
We have a piece of test equipment, three of them actually, that run HP-UX 9.0 from like 1994. We had backup tapes with procedures to load the OS and our test software, but the 16-track tapes are corrupt now. HP will not support it, they dont have it anymore,... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: Newball80
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
So here is my problem:
I need to do a sed search and replace on the following:
variable_blah_STATUS replaced with "replace string".
sed 's/variable_blah_STATUS/replace string/g' works great but there is a catch.
The catch is that I need to check and not replace variable_blah_STATUS... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: phreezr
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
hi all, im working on a script that needs to read in a file, search for a string of text within that file, and if the string is found, do something. so i know i need to use an if-then statement, but how do i test for the existence of a string within the file? any help would be greatly appreciated. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mdlearnest
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey all. I'm brand spankin' new here to the board. I'm also a novice at Unix. I've been using it for about 1 year now but I haven't really expanded my abilities since I learned the basics. I am in school and I mainly just use Unix to submit stuff to assignment directories and use it to compile my... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: andre2000
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am wanting to download the Linux Program. When i go to download it I see several things to download. What do i download exactly? Then what do I do to install it. Also I have partitioned my hard drive to make way for Linux on the other part to play with it, will any problems arise from this?
I... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Seeto
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I don't even know if this should go here but I just would like to know what this means:
I know absolutely nothin' about UNIX, and I found this in a SQL table in a board I run.
Someone please tell me what that is in "normal" mode.
Pardon me for my... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: daeglin
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
ok i just installed FreeBSD 4.8 on a computer i had lying around and it was working ok but then when i tried to set up KDE's xdm (kdm) i think i must have configured the login manager wrong because i cant login through the kdm and therefore i can log in to BSD at all?!
please can someone help me... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: h3x
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi, all you unix people. I am a pretty advanced windows user, but I am curious about unix. Is there any reason I should attempt to acquire some form of unix for my home computer system? What sort of things is unix useful for? Unix is open source, right? Assuming that to be the case, I infer that... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: BoneMalone