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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to zip files present in the directories listed under a parent directory without zipping the directory itself
my parent directory path is
I have the below directories named as 1,2,3,4,5 listed... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: paul1234
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How to completely delete directory with all it contents
I try to use rmdir -r but it give error
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I got the solution for my thread
i use mkdir with the option -p
Thanks (1 Reply)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
need help with a script I'm trying to write.
Basically I need to compare the contents of a folder called "profiles"
with a list of files called "template".
when the file matches the contents of the folder it needs to set a variable called "checked" to "1"
Cookies to anyone... (4 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Well I did a search and didn't anything for my specific case.
I got a directory with a bunch of text file. All of them have the following pattern on the filename "ABCD_<As of Date>.txt"
All I want to accomplish is a Korn... (3 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
What's the best way to delete everything in a directory, but not the directory itself, without using shell wildcards? (9 Replies)
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
This should be an easy question for you gurus. :)
How can I create a regular expression to match all files in the current directory that have only one period in their file name, and also not contain the string "abc" before the period?
It would match:
It would not... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: blondie53403
I have an user's home directory set to /home/A
And A contains the following directories B & C
Is there some way in solaris by which i can prevent the directories B and C from getting deleted by the user but the contents of the directories B & C can be deleted ?
Also i have... (2 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to list the contents of a directory, but I do not want to use the ls, is there another way?? (3 Replies)
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9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm getting this return whenever I try to do anything on a directory
root# ls -al /directory
ls: .: Value too large to be stored in data type.
I can change directory down two levels but can not list contents of the root of this directory. ANy one seen this? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sallender
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi, first post here be gentle. Very new to Unix. Using HP-UX 10.20
I CD into a remote directory on one machine
$ cd /net/remote hostname
yet when I do an ll in this directory none of the contents appear. It just is empty.
when I do the same command from another machine,
$ cd... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: maddave