How can we distinguish that input to our program is directed or it is just a user's input by using isatty function? [migrated]
I've asked a similar question on Stack Overflow on this link: Why is it that we can redirect the input of 'less' command, but we can't run less without any arguments? which leads me to this: How can ...
I have the following script code: test.sh echo "BEGIN" while read CMD <&1; do [ -z "$CMD" ] && continue case "$CMD" in start) echo "get_start" ;; ...
I am trying to read user and server details from file tempo.txt and then check the disk space usage of the file system on that unix account using another script server_disk_space.sh.But I am not able ...
I have a script that is suppose to run a command in the background, and it does that. The problem is that when the script comes upon a read command, it doesn't pause and accept input. Here it is: ...
I was just curious if there's a way to get input not from StdIn but from $EDITOR - be it vim, nano, emacs or even a non-command-line-editor (MacVim/TextMate). What are the ...
I am writing a script that prompts the user for input and does some processing afterwards. I was using read to get the data, but then I noticed that when the script is ran with a keyboard shortcut (I ...