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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a text file containing output from a command that contains lots of escape/control characters that when viewed using vi or view, looks like jibberish. But when viewed using the cat command the output is formatted properly.
Is there any way to take the output from the cat... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: mrm5102
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
This is my input file like this
88,902,+0000000079077,,/... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sgoud
Could someone, please, tell me how to get the number of bytes in the terminal input queue without blocking and without consuming these bytes? I guess it could be called the peek functionality.
I've looked at termio tcgetattr() and tcsetattr() functions but could not find... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Lucy.Garfeld
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am writing my own rm command in unix.
I prompt the user to type if he wants to delete a file and then read what he typed.
But how do i check what he typed?
This is my program so far:
echo 'Delete prog1.c (y/n)?'
if yesOrNo == 'y'
rm prog1.c... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mskart
My knowledge of Unix input/output/devices is very hazy so could someone please tell me if the following is secure?
I log on to an account on a shared Unix server (Linux 2.6.18-6-686) using ssh (PuTTY). I start a python program and then type into it (python raw_input command) the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pnp
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
How can I transfer the terminal output to a file ?
For example :
command "fuser" returns the "process-id" and prints the output on the terminal, but I want that output to a file as well. How can I do that ?
/clocal/mqbrkrs/user/mqsiadm/sanjay/AccessMonitor $ fuser -uf... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: varungupta
i type a command along with dtterm what i would like to have is that the output of the command to be shown in the new terminal .
Any Idea on how to acheive this? (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sayantan
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am developing a script that will run with '/bin/ksh' shell.
The script is intended to receive a password by keyboard input, but for security reasons I would like to hide what the user is typing.
The keyboard input is being caught by 'read' command.
echo "Please type your new... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: marianor31
How can I write to another user's pseudo tty, but not to its current prompt position (as in open("/dev/pts007", ...) followed by write() ). Instead I would like to write to the top center of the screen using color red, for example. Like curses, but from another console. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: andreis
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm a Unix newbie.
In a shell-script, is there any way to accept keyboard input (via STDIN) without having it display on the screen? I know keying in a login password sort of does this by replacing what you key with astericks (*) but I believe that's a "C" routine. I'd like to be able to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: liteyear18