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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Seeking for your assistance on how to put in variables all the commands in /bin
config files: /home/test/config_file/config.cfg
LS=$LS#i... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: znesotomayor
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello I am hoping you may help.
I am not sure how to go about this exactly, I know the tools but not sure how to make them work together.
I have two SED commands that I would like to run in a shell script. I would like to take
the manual input of a user (types in when prompted) to be used... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: lostincashe
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I found the Command to send commands to other servers like:
sv01> ssh user@sv02 'ps -ef'
But I cant use Variables from a script i want to execute on another server like:
sv01> ssh user@sv02 'cd $SCRIPTHOME'
although the variable is set on sv01.
How can I run commands on sv02 with... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: DarkSwiss
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
This is going to be part of a longer script with more features, but I have boiled it down to the one thing that is presently stumping me. The goal is a script which checks for updates to web pages that can be run as a cron job. The script reads (from a tab-delim file) a URL, an MD5 digest, and an... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: fitzwilliam
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can I use my own variables within awk and sed for example:
I've written a while loop with a counter $i and I want to use the value of $i within sed and awk to edit certain lines of text within a data file.
I want to use :
sed '1s/$/texthere/g' data.csv
sed '$is/$/$age/g' data.csv... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: mustaine85
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi I'm trying to store commands in variables... like so..
# lastcmd=" $t1 | $t2 | $t3 | $t4 | sort | uniq"
t1="sed -e 's/http:/<li><a href=\"http:/'"
t2="sed -e 's/http:.*/&\">&<\/a>Web Link<br>/'"
t3="sed -e 's/.*. mailto:/<li><a href=\"mailto:/'"
t4="sed -e... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Paulw0t
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi there, I need to be able to put the hostid of my box into a file (replacing the text "enter_hostid_here" so i tried
sed -e 's/enter_hostid_here/`hostid`/g' inputfile > outputfile
but it takes the `hostid` literally as text .....how can I get this info into the file (ideally in a single... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: hcclnoodles
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
The script I am writing must be able to run several commands (tar, gzip etc) on filenames that are supplied by variables. I am unsure as to what syntax is required/ideal when referencing variables in filenames. The following is a sample command that I would like the script to execute:
tar cvf... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: mharley
9. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
A good place to start is simple variable passing....
Passing variables from one script to another
The next level is passing a variable into a more complex command such as using a variable in a sed command. There are some simple quoting techniques that are very general. These are mentioned... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Perderabo
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have this idea.
I have a variable for the start of someones log in time,
(start=`who am i | cut -c30-34`)
and a variable for the log out time or present time,
(end=`date | cut -c12-16`)
but how do I go about subtracting them to get the total log in time.
I've tried adding a another variable... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Astudent