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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This should be extremely simple and someone will probably answer it in .5 seconds. I need to know what:
does? I do not have a shell handy to just try it in. I am reading through some scripts and need to understand this line. Any help is appreciated.
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Discussion started by: chrisgoetz
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to shell scripting and have been looking at quite a few web pages to try and figure this out, but to no avail.
What I am trying to do is get a value from a text file that contains a paragraph of information.. Something similar too:
Welcome to random script
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Discussion started by: elemenopee
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
My first post here....
I have a few years exp with linux distros and some very basic Python..Ive been intent on learning shell scripting the last few weeks. Please excuse my crude efforts.
I am running a program that takes network data containing US city names in plain text. I am TRYING to... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: dddkkk
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Assume $x equals "".
If I try:
if test -n $x
I get the "Expression syntax" error.
It works in Linux but not in unix bash. In unix bourne I get "test: argument expected" (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lumix
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. Shell Programming and Scripting
This is probably a really simple problem, but goes easy on me I'm still a newb. The problem I have is that a script (we'll call it script.script) I edited won't run for some reason, I get the error "ksh: script.script: not found"
The location of my script is as follows: /home/users/arkitech
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Discussion started by: Arkitech
8. 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
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. Shell Programming and Scripting
I know this is a total begginer question but what is wrong with this picture. My loop wont loop, it just drops me back to the prompt and gives the error "unary operator expected". Any help would be appreciated.
here it is,
cat << MENU
1)List files in... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Fokus