Counting number of characters in a file through shell script
I want to check the no of characters in a file from starting to EOF character. Can anyone tell me how to do this through shell script
I want to run a shell script when a specific file or directory changes. How can I easily do that?
I'm trying to make a function how_many(), which counts the number of characters of a certain type, say \n or ,, in a file stream. Here is my (failed) attempt: int how_many(char mychar, anifstream
When I need to get path to the script file inside script itself I use something like this: `dirname $0` that works file until I call the script through sym link to it. In that case above code prints
I'm working on a shell script that does certain process on txt files only if it does exist, however this test loop doesn't work, I wonder why? Thank you! while [ -e '*.txt' ] do $process done
I'm shell scripts to extract data from the database transfom and append, this script have a lot of echo statements printed as logs, How can i access/moniter these logs via a web interface,any html/jav
I have no idea about shell scripting . I need a shell script which has a loop . In each loop it needs to call a PHP file with some parameters . Is there any way to do it ??
I want to login to remote computer using shell script through ssh, i want to pass username and password from text file. how to do that? here is code what i have tried. #!/bin/sh # username=user ip=19
how can I count the characters (a-z,0-9,A-Z) from files from a directory which has others subdirectories .I have tried with grep and wc but it didn't works
I'm trying to use a for loop in a shell script. I am executing a command from a text file. I wish to execute each command 10 times and insert some stats into a csv file. After that command has been do
I have text containing multi-byte characters as shown: 위키백과, 백과사전. 대수(λ -, lambda -)는 함. 1930년대 다. 함수 s(x, y) = x*x + 입력 x 것이다. x ↦ x 와 y ↦ y 는 변수의 이름은. 또한 (x, y) ↦ x*x + y*y 와 (u, v) ↦ u*u + v*v 는.1
I am trying to to create a shell script to echo the contents of a file that I am not sure where to find it. I thought it would be something like: $echo | ls /* | grep file.xml where my file could b
I want to associate the .exe file extension with a shell script that launches wine. What is the best way to do this? From what I've gathered, I need to create an AppleScript that will call wine, but
I am a newbie in Fabric, and want to run one command in a background, it is written in shell script, and I have to run that command via Fabric, so lets assume I have a command in shell script as: #!/b
I try to write a shell script but I have some difficulties to do a special if statement. I would like that if it find a value in a file it do something. My file is like this: 1, 2, 2, 8 0, 0, 3, 3 5,
I have one shell script which executes a set of commands. I want to save the output produced by shell script every time in a new log file. Log file name should be something like HealthCheckLogs_date_
I have a csv log file with two columns, each having time stamp for request(1 st column) and response(2nd column). Here is some sample data: 2013-07-11 08:39:08.748,2013-07-11 08:39:08.748 2013-07-11
I have script that accepts passwords from user. As we know passwords can have special characters. So there is case when user have some specific characters the script I wrote does not work. Have a loo
Php has a method escapeshellcmd() that escapes any characters in a string that might be used to trick a shell command into executing arbitrary commands. <?php exec(find /music -type f -iname '*mp3'
I am developing an orientation controller. I have a development board which communicates with the sensor (a compass) through I2C. Because the board is pretty limited (no OS), I developed a simple prog
I am trying write some script with which i can try to lock a region of file using bash shell script. I have used flock, but it locks the whole file and does not provide parameters to lock a region of
I have a start up shell script which reads a value from the file, increments it by 1 and writes it back. After that I do power-cycling of the system(switch off and switch on the power supply). I am tr
I have this snippet of shell script: am start -n com.android.gallery3d/com.android.gallery3d.app.MovieActivity -d /sdcard/movie.mp4 sleep 5 input keyevent 4 This script basically reads as follow: 1.
I need to write a function that counts the frequency of each letter in a string. This is an example: I receive the file: notes.txt message included: Hello this is Jack from Nebraska When I read t
I am writing a bash shell script that needs to take a file from the commandline: in the from of ./shell text.txt The text.txt will contain 50 words. One on each line. You have to output to a new fil
Running the below shell script seems to ignore the password file I'm feeding it. I'm continually prompted for it. If I enter it, the rest of the script goes without a hitch, but as I'm running it via
I would like to ask if there is an algorithm for counting the number of discrete occurencies of a substring in a string in O(n) time.
This question already has an answer here: Can a Bash script tell what directory it's stored in? 41 answers Basically I need to run the script with paths related to the shell script file locatio
I want a simple testing shell script that launches a program N times in parallel, and saves each different output to a different file. I have made a start that launches the program in parallel and sav
I have a shell script to automate builds of my programm. I need to transform versioning numbers like V4_5_1-RC1 to 4.5.1-RC1. The V should be removed and the _ should be replaced with .. I tried sever
I have a bunch of text files in a directory and i need to read them and extract information and keep in an excel or text file name1_1.txt count: 10 totalcount: 30 percentage:33 total no of a's: 20 tot
Is there a way to get the size of a remote file like http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/public_timeline.json in shell script?
i am new to shell scripting. My objective is to execute the ls command through a shell script but it does not return anything. Mine is a BASH shell set p = `/bin/ls` echo $p Where am i going wrong
So, I need to write a shell script that accepts a file path as an argument and uses it within the shell script. I know that I could do something like: $ ./script filename With this solution, this wou
a.sh #! /bin/sh export x=/usr/local we can do source ./a in command-line. But I need to do the export through shell script. b.sh #! /bin/sh . ~/a.sh no error... but $x in command-line will show noth
Hello so today i was playing around with my shell script and figured to make it more user friendly i would make it so the file extension of file was automatically added. for example say the user wants
I want to run a shell script through java .I am using license generation tool,It can be call with the help of ./LicenseGen.sh command,under it I require to execute another command create licensekey -x
What I want is for this script to test if a file passed to it as a parameter is an ASCII file or a zip file, if it's an ascii echo ascii, if it's a zip echo zip, otherwise echo ERROR. Here's wha
I have a shell script that reads two files which is basically an ls output in the following format File 1 (Server1.txt): 386030 8 -rw-r--r-- 1 bfdeploy wasgroup 4809 Jul 15 15:50 /apps/ibm/httpserve
#!/bin/bash local dept=0 while [ $n < 5 ] do echo $n $n++ done this code returns error 7: cannot open 5: No such file Where should I change?
How do I remove ^H and ^M characters from a file using Linux shell scripting? ^[[0^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H rcv-packets: 0 ^[[0^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H^H ^H rcv-errs: 0 rcv-d
I have a shell script which shuffles a large text file (6 million rows and 6 columns) sorts the file based the first column outputs 1000 files So the pseudocode looks like this file1.sh #!/bin/b
I tried to convert a large number of pdf files to images using the convert command. I read all files from my folder, which have pdf and html files, but html files have the extension .pdf. I received
I'm using bash shell running on Cygwin on Windows 7. I have this in my bash script, which attempts to figure out the location of a build file based on the location of the currently executing script …
I have a Jenkins job which runs a shell script. It works perfectly when the script is placed directly in the Build command field. But if I put the script in a .sh file and then call that fine from the
I am new to writing scripts and am trying to start out with a simple one. I am stumped as to why I am receiving the error: [: 13: Illegal number: count from the code below. Line 13 is the last fi. cou
I have two shell script files test1.sh and test2.sh . I have another file called translogs.txt. Now I need to copy the values of two variables in test1.sh to translog.txt and the same variables need t
I have this command I am using to insert code in to file2 from file_code, after this line INSERT CODE HERE: sed 'INSERT CODE HERE/r file1' file2 > output But I want to do this in shell script. S
I am writing shell script first time, I want to download latest create file from FTP. I want to download latest file of specific folder. Below is my code for that. But it is downloading all the files
I am trying to loop through every file in a user specified directory. Here's my code: clear echo enter the directory path: \n read directory for file in $directory; do echo $file done My input, e.g
In a shell script how to use rsync --password-file option rsync -a email@example.com:/root /backup