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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would like to add the ability to change the message that is displayed when timer is finished. At present it just asks for the time I want for the alarm.
I think what I need is another command line argument.
soundfile="/usr/share/sounds/My_Sounds/Alarm-sound-buzzer.mp3"... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: drew77
2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Hi Guys, I'm trying to work out how to add a command line argument inside single quotes. Would anyone be able to help please as I'm going mad :)
I want to be able to place the filename on command line and it then be used in a script but it needs to have quotes surrounding it.
Thanks in... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: mutley2202
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would like to search and print a match of the user entered $ARGV.
Im terrible with hashes and really dont know where to go from here.
The example data file
name location phone
Bugs holeintheground 5551212
Woody holeinthetree 6661313
Jerry holeinthewall 7771414... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumguy
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to write a bash script called YN that looks like the following
YN "Specify a question" "doThis" "doThat"
where "doThis" will be executed if the answer is "y", otherwise "doThat".
YN "Do you want to list the file dog?" "ls -al dog" ""
Here's my attempt... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: LeoKSimon
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
When I run the below command
ssh -o 'PasswordAuthentication yes' -o 'PreferredAuthentications publickey' -i $HOME/.ssh/id_dsa Server_Name
I found the below error
ommand-line line 0: Missing yes/no argument
Kindly help me to sort out
Double post, continued... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Pratik4891
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to write a script to determine whether given command line argument ($1) contains "*" symbol or not, if $1 does not contains "*" symbol add it to $1, otherwise show message "Symbol is not required". For e.g. If we called this script q5 then after giving ,
$ q5 /bin
Here $1 is /bin, it... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: cynosure2009
I have a very simple C program which will run in UNIX. When i am passing * as the command line argument, i am gettig the below output.
int main(int argc,char *argv)
printf("\nHello... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: dsudipta
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a piece of code ...wherein I need to assign the following ...
1) A command line argument to a variable
2) A unix command to a variable
e.g result=`wc -l testFile.txt`
in my awk shell script
When I do this :
print "origCount" origCount --> I get the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sweta_doshi
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Say I want to get the value of last command line argument using the value in $# (or some other way if u can suggest) how do I do it??
These don't work :( (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: amit_oddey21
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a shell script which does the encryption of a file where i am passing the file name as a command line argument,but later on the script waits on the screen to enter Y or N
what is the command i should be using on the shell script
echo... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: rudoraj