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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am a beginner and have recently started to study unix. I checked some of the posts on this forum just to check if a new member like me can easily be guided and found it very interesting. This seems like a great place where i can get answer to my doubts and questions.
I checked the thread for... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kaal
I am working in HP unix since 5 years on application and support. But in order to get opportunity out side i need to learn admintration Can somebody help me to guide hot start for this. Do we have any doc(pdf) to start with.
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to ask you guys what you think about my problem.
I work as a sysadmin on about 7000 workstations or so and to save money and energy, we've decided to switch off as many workstations as possible during the night (probably by shutting it down by cron and power it on by... (8 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
how do i implement a script that asks user to input a word. it should ask for input a word continuously until the word is longer than 5 characters then stop.
this is what i have so far
read -p "enter word" word1
while ; do
done (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: marcusstar10
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hey all I'm working on a script that will scour a directory of 6000+ files for a line that at the end has a number.
Something like 'The number of outputs is: 39200'
I'm trying to devise a script to add all of these numbers up, so far I have the grep statement that pulls out each individual... (7 Replies)
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6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am really confused as to how to install a piece of software on Unix especially after having worked with Windows for over 10 years.
I see the tar.gz, tar.gz2 and rpm packages.
How do I install these things? Do I have to be a root to do this?
If its only the root, then how do users generally... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Legend986
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Due to my new job I need to learn Unix to advance in the company and I am mainly a windows and mac user. What is a good book to get me started on the right path and hopefully prevent me from wasting money on several books and weeks of reading. Any response is welcomed thanks in advance. (3 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi my name is Jenny.
I'm a very very big beginner with UNIX.
I've made Forms on my website, but need to add CGI to compliment them.
Presently, I don't have a host that supports UNIX.
Is there anywhere I can connect to a UNIX session for free?
If so, will they most likely have the latest... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: JennyW