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  1. U

    Encountering IF statement and tee conflict in script

    Hi All I'm looking to be able to correctly evaluate my IF statement and also output what has been backed up into a log file. In the function at the bottom I am stuck between getting the IF statement to evaluate correctly and managing to log what has been backed up (synchronised with rsync)...
  2. M

    Search directory and search File

    How can i first search with certain filename with wild card and then search a string in those filename and get the output. E.g Directory name : abc/def/xyz/ Files in directory : Abc12, abc13, abd12,abc14,abc15, abe12 and so on. First search : ab*12 Output : abc12,abd12,abe12 Now search...
  3. R

    Convert Old script file to systemctl

    I want to convert this old script file to .service file which is used by systemctl. I have converted as much as I know, but I am getting error code 1 whenever I try to start the service. #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: daemonsync # Required-Start: $remote_fs $syslog #...
  4. Nemesis

    execute commands from .sh script don't work, wrong "space-signs"?

    hi all! I've been trying to get a .sh script to work the past days but I'm obviously not smart enough to grasp the concept, because it doesn't work. the script is suppose to send a message via messenger, and the program messer the "solution" but something isn't right, because it says Logging...
  5. J

    How to Execute After Read?

    In zsh, If i press enter before the read is finished, then the last echo command gets executed. Great! read -t 10 && echo 'bye' But, if i DON'T press enter, then the final echo does NOT get executed. How can i ensure the final echo gets executed if i allow the read to finish? thx
  6. J

    Clear steps to make an .sh file executable

    I've spent a half hour Googling about making an .sh executable but not found anything that works in my system. I'm trying to install/run/make executable the script at this link for saving/restoring desktop icon positions: http://www.chateaumezcal.com/software/desktop_maven.htm I'm to the part...
  7. N

    run script to collect information every day but different directory

    Dear Any One, Please kindly help me to find out some way to collect information as below? zgrep "MCPKG" /centralizedlog/dsd0110{1,4}/afcdr/20190527/*.gz |grep success > save20190527.txt I would like to run this command to collect information and put it to output file as this example I can use...
  8. iridakos

    Remove duplicate lines from files keeping the original order (one-liner explained)

    Hi all, I published a post providing ways for removing duplicate lines from text files keeping the original order and a thorough explanation of how the awk one-liner works. https://iridakos.com/how-to/2019/05/16/remove-duplicate-lines-preserving-order-linux.html Hope you find it useful
  9. D

    Looking to start a script in Ubuntu everytime a user logs in

    Hello, I've tried searching for this issue, but I cannot seem to get it right. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 right now, I wrote a script to restart a program/process. It's a .sh script. I was wondering if it was possible to get it to run automatically when a user logs into the system. I've tried to...
  10. A

    Looking For Lightweight Distro

    I am looking for a lightweight distro that I can use on a thin client right now and later replace with a raspberry pi. I need the thin client/raspberry pi to stream a video to and from a monitor attached to it and display a page with upcoming scheduled visits. I need it to be lightweight...
  11. M

    Strange /etc/ppp/auth-up script work

    Hello everybody! Sorry for not perfect English. Need help, I try to execute this script in /etc/ppp/auth-up: It this file, $1 is interface name like ppp0, ppp1 etc $2 is peer name (defined in /ppp/chap-secrets) #Script start !#/bin/sh if [ "$2" == "someusername" ]; then echo...
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