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Hello everyone. I realize that this may be an elementary question, but all of my searches for answers have not given me a satisfactory result. In my ubuntu server machine, I typed in [after examining my stty settings] `werase='^I'` as I was configuring the terminal to my likings. All was …
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Hello Everybody, I am trying to run a simple script to monitor a log file, where I need to send an alarm every time specific line is being written into this log file, currently my script is working fine, the problem is with the miltiple lines that is being written …
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garrett@mint-desktop /var/www/html/udemy/php-oop/gallery/backups $ tar --exclude-tag-all=backups -cf lesson20.tar ../* tar: Removing leading `../' from member names I have an empty file called backups in my backups directory to keep the tar file from trying to backup itself. Does anyone know why I'm getting this output? -> `tar: Removing leading ../' from …
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I have (roughly) the following code: read -p "What is your variable: " WHATIS cat > ./test.txt <<EOF This should be a bunch of lines I want this "variable" to be imbedded it is ${WHATIS} EOF I keep getting the literal output of "${WHATIS}. I did this ages ago but …
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I have a C++ program with a main routine which reads arguments from command line: int main(int argc, const char *argv[]) In my system I have defined some aliases in my bash environment which abbreviates directory names. Example: alias dst='home/username/Documents/test' alias src='home/username/Download/test' My program is called "dircopy" and I want …
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I am working on a shell script that takes a single command line parameter, a file path (might be relative or absolute). The script should examine that file and print a single line consisting of the phrase: Windows ASCII if the files is an ASCII text file with CR/LF line …
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A 22 year old vulnerability, yes you read that right, has been discovered which some security experts suggest could be bigger than Heartbleed. The bug, reported as '[CVE-2014-6271:remote code execution through bash](http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q3/649)' relates to how environment variables are processed: with trailing code in function definitions being executed independently of the …
by happygeek 1,680 in Linux and Unix ()
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I am defining the following variables inside a bash script (note: I ultimately want to pass these values to the bash script from the commandline but I haven't gotten that far yet): OFS=',' INPUTFILE='~/data.txt' OUTPUTFILE='~/delimited.txt' FIELDWIDTHS='1 10 4 2 2' Next, inside the bash script I'm attempting to call an …
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Hello! I am normally in the PHP / Web Development section of DaniWeb. It's a pleasure to finally have a reason to check out other sections of DaniWeb! So, I am logged in as root at the Command Line Interface over SSH - on Debian 7 Wheezy running on a …
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I want to find common line in two files and replace the next line of first file with the next line of second file. (sed,awk,perl,bash any solution is welcomed ) Case Ignored. Multiple Occurrence of same line. File 1: hgacdavd sndm,ACNMSDC msgid "Rome" msgstr "" kgcksdcgfkdsb msgid "" hsdvchgsdvc msgstr …
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Month CBS GFS HR HR Payroll INCV cbs1 gfs1 hr1 hr2 hrm incv1 Baseline <=97 <=125 >=11 >=19 <=25 10 (6mths) 2013-07 97 89 14 28 30 4 2013-08 58 103 18 6 24 18 2013-09 54 110 11 14 25 17 2013-10 108 129 17 8 23 18 2013-11 …
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I am trying to search for a shell script if it is running and then assigning the count to a variable. Let the script be ScriptXYZ.sh. I wrote: proc_count=$(/bin/ps -ef | grep ScriptXYZ.sh | grep -v grep | wc -l) The problem that I am facing is that even when …
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I need a script that connects to a device on my network and export a list of data... #!/usr/local/bin/expect -f spawn telnet hostname expect -exact "Username:" send -- "username\r" expect -exact "Password:" send -- "password\r" expect "#" send -- "command\r" interact expect "#" send -- "logout\r"` I get some desired …
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i've just given a script to update and maintain by my manager, but its bash and i dont know that much about it.. i currently have a script that looks through .txt files for given serials that then reports to a php webpage. within this script we have around 20 …
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I'm no pro when it comes to BASH, but I have been known to shell-script my way out of a problem here and there. One of the useful things you can do is a for-loop, whether it be used on file names, script arguments, or just a string of words. …
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I'm no pro when it comes to BASH, but I have been known to shell-script my way out of a problem here and there. One of the useful things you can do is a for-loop, whether it be used on file names, script arguments, or just a string of words. …
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This is another useful script I came across. It prints a color-code chart in your terminal. It can help you find the color-code you are looking for, or view the current color-scheme you are using (people use it on reddit/r/unixporn to show off their system's theme, I use it to …
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I didn't write this, the credits are in the code. It's a code-golf version, and I'm sorry about that. I am trying to 'decode' it but I don't have the skills, so the 'decoded' version doesn't have the right colors. This is an example of what you can do with …
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Hi, I am trying to write a small shell script that will take user input on SVN branch and validate that the requested branch exists in SVN. And then continue with other operations if the branch is valid. I tried the following but seems its not working right: VALID_BRANCHES="4.2.1 4.1.0 …
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i am a beginner. i need online tutorial for shell scripting. there are many on the web.. which one to choose??
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I have a bash script that executes @ init level 3. I would like to "wrap" (for lack of better word) this bash script in a php script. Use the power of php to supress any output from the bash. Also display only the splash logos (like what you see …
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I have to write two scripts, one in bash and one in dos. My dos one works perfectly but I'm having trouble with my bash one. The assignment is to make a script that takes a command line argument (from a test script) and return the change. So if the …
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Hello everyone, i am fairly new to shell scripting so please bear with me. The following script is supposed to read words from a file and depending on the word print different things. However it always prints the default value. It also refuses to work completely if the first line …
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So Im using our university servers through an ssh connection. I have a bunch of files in a directory which I would like to run through a perl script. So I thought this simple script I concocted should do the trick. I have used similar script on my home computer …
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I'm almost done with college and I want to work on a side project that I could use to show case my skills. I'm looking for something that I can combine a bunch of different aspect into one. I know this will be a big project and won't be able …
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I have a bash script (test.sh) which reads parameters from the command line. The parameters could look like this: param1 param2 param3&ext param4 param5 The problem is that when the script reads the parameters and then echo them I get the following: param1 param2 param3 No command 'ext' found did …
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hi, i am trying to parse a collection of text files that look like following. there a number of them but not all are structured exactly the same way.if i figure to parse this file i can handle the rest.i am novice in bash, and i want to parse the …
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Hey all, Wanted to ask a question about the guest profile on Mountain Lion. I have always been a little insecure about changing and adding new feats to the terminal, so I'm trying to figure out a way that I can be *more* secure. I have recently edited both bash …
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Hello All, This may be the wrong place for this and if so I apologize in advance. I have been tasked with organizing a drive full of marketing assets on a mac server. It is currently in use so we have made a duplicate share so that any changes will …
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