I have a script launch.sh that executes itself as another user so as to create files with the correct owner. I want to pass -x to this invocation if it was originally passed to the script if [ ...
Sometimes it is really handy to just add set -x to the top of your script to show all commands before they are executed. There is only one drawback creating scripts with a decent output: I don't ...
Debugging bash scripts on command line is complicated. Is there a good GUI based debugger available for debugging bash scripts?
I heard about the bash debugger ( bashdb ) after reading a comment so I thought I should try it out and see if it can help me analyze bash scripts or more generally the execution of commands. There ...
Bash is able to trace execution script commands with the -x command line option. Each command is then output to stderr, prefixed by PS4 as stated in the man page. -x After expanding each ...
Inspired by this question, titled: When are the built-in commands loaded to memory, while attempting to answer this I tried the following command and was a bit surprised that I couldn't run it: $ ...
In bash, when running with the -x option, is it possible to exempt individual commands from echoing? I'm trying to make the output as neat as possible, so I am running certain parts of my script in a ...
I'm running LinuxMint12 with Gnome with Cario-Dock and I have a logitech G15 keyboard. I set up a bash script with the extra keys to take the active window, resize it, and move it to a specific ...