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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I was looking through some code online and came accross this...
ls *.txt | grep text1 | cat file1 – file2 | `echo wc –l`
I know what "ls|grep text1" does and I know a word count gets echoed but beyond that I am confused. Please use layman terms as much as possible as I am a newbie. (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: elohssa
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi everyone! I've been browsing the forum for a couple of days, and thought it was about time to chime in.
I'm having a pre-mid-life mid-life crisis (I think), and am seriously debating a career shift. I currently use a bash shell in my day to day work (very basic file management, FTP, backups,... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Bravestarr
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Just joined this forum and a complete newbie. So please be gentle :)
I've never really scripted before nor had a project where I required to write some code. However I have a large project which I am currently doing by manually. I was wondering if someone could help me determine... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: snoops
I'm a Linux guy who is tring out BSD for the first time...
What is the BSD program to automatically fetch and and install software?
Is it pkg_add? Will pkg_add automatically fetch and and install software? Does it work on all BSD variants?
This is all I could find, but I wanted to make... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: biznatch
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am having to do a lot of perl scripting these days and I am learning a lot.
I have this problem
I want to move files from a folder and all its sub folders to one parent folder, they are all .gz files..
there is folder1\folder2\*.gz
and there are about 50 folders... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: xytiz
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Just started UNIX today! In our school we use solaris. I just want to know how do I setup Solaris 10 not the GUI one, the one where you have to type the commands like ECHO, ls, pwd, etc... I have windows xp and I also have vmware.
I hope I am not missing anything! :p (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Hanamachi
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am taking a db classes toward oracle 10g. I am taking unix as well . I need to know what is the best option for os . should I use linux fedora. or get a sun box and start learning from there. Thanks (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: xzyan
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to know if I should install unix over a windows 98. I want to use a home computer to host websites right now, but I know how much Windows likes resources ;)
So, my question is... Should I get a Unix OS? If no, then do not read more and just reply :)
If yes, then, which one? How... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Afinita
9. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
I am fairly new to *nix/linux and I have just installed SuSe 8.2. I am wondering what skills would be good to learn. I know that I will need to learn how to write scripts, but what scripting languages should I learn. I greatly appreciate any and all comments.
... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Ntalektual
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
ok so i am trying redhat linux
and i create a partiton and install it no worries
then i start and i cant access any of my other drives
i can mount cd roms and floppies
so i am logged in as root
what i want to do is
mount the following drives
drive 1 ide partition 2
drive 2 to 5 seen... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: davidjk