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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I am trying to code an if statement that accepts two parameters and see if those parameters are in another file called teledir.txt. If it already exists in the file, it is to say "Entry Exists". If not, I add it to the file and say "Entry Added". This is the code I have so far:
if ; then
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2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I'm new with 'sed' and for sure something still I don't understand yet with it. If you see my output on ">Output..." portion, the new directory still on "source_dir" instead of "dest_dir". You may disregard for the "tar" part, this is just a test script, just for me to understand 'sed' using the... (3 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I like to “optimize” / make more like a real program my bash script by replacing repetitious code which utilizes positional parameters.
I am having two issues I cannot solve and would appreciate some assistance with resolving them.
a) how to modify the whiptail checklist... (3 Replies)
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4. Homework & Coursework Questions
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
STEP 1: Create a Bash shell script (myscript) inside the a2 directory. The script should allow the user to pass... (3 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
In a Bash script I used getopts command to let a user does something regards to the selected options. The question is: How do you find out what is the name of the file that user inserted in the command line like the following:
The good part is this file is always the last argument in the... (2 Replies)
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have one small requirment...
I have prepared one script. we have to pass two possitional parameters to the script. What I want to do is if the parameters are not passed then i dont want the script to start the process...
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can any one provide the Unix command to reset the positional parameters?
Please see the below example where i have to pass 2 parameters to Shell1.sh.
Step1) . ./Shell1.sh 2 3
successfully executed, Then i executed(next step only) the same shell script again,this time no... (4 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to get file names from commandline arguments, it may be any no of arguements, Using for loop i got but how do i display it, bcoz $i will give the number i is assigned $$i is not working either $($i), i need the names of the files got in the arguement (2 Replies)
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am using the Bourne shell.
I am trying to understand the concept of positional parameters.
I do understand that positional parameters:
1. Are initialized by shell
2. Have a max of 9 parameters ($1 to $9)
3. Have no limit on the number of arguments
4. Can be rearranged... (15 Replies)
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10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have an old script that takes in a series of arguments when its called. The script is really more of a common set of functions that gets called by other scripts as needed. I have been asked to make this into a menu driven script to rollout to app support for their use during... (2 Replies)
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