Can someone provide an example for the command xargs? I want to do a mysql query to return the ID field of a column then feed that result into xargs into another command say mysql query delete. How ...
How I can make the grep command locate certain words in the files specified by the routes found by the locate command? locate my.cnf | grep user (I want that grep command search the word "user" ...
I understand that the -exec can take a + option to mimic the behaviour of xargs. Is there any situation where you'd prefer one form over the other? I personally tend to prefer the first form, if ...
I tried to understand the usage of xargs and did the following experiment. ls | xargs | touch I want to refresh the files dates and directoris in the curent directory. Though it is a bit silly,for ...
I have a text file that I'm using as a template, it looks like this: Hostname : $HOSTNAME Host Address : $HOSTADDRESS My bash script sets two variables, HOSTNAME and HOSTADDRESS, reads the ...