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answered Shell Syntax: How to correctly use \ to break lines?
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comment Add newline character to file
sed is an external tool, not part of the shell.
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comment Add newline character to file
I'm not sure how sed works on an AIX. Do you have Perl installed?
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answered Add newline character to file
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comment How do I run multiple commands together in the background?
Note that ; isn't needed after &, it can separate commands itself: command1 & command2.
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comment What is the definition of an array being set?
Why do you think an array is also a parameter?
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comment What is the definition of an array being set?
@Tim: If we knew why you needed it, we could recommend an alternative solution.
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comment What is the definition of an array being set?
Why do you need to know whether an array is set?
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comment What is the definition of an array being set?
You can try yourself: set -u; x=([1]=b); echo $x or set -u; declare -A x; x=([a]=b); echo $x, then try the same with 0 instead of 1 and a respectively.
May
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comment Bash commands not found
But I don't see whether which or clear exist anywhere else in the $PATH.
May
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comment Bash commands not found
Where is clear installed on your system? Does it exist in any other element of the $PATH?
Apr
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comment shell script replace and add next line with special characters
stackoverflow.com/q/36756111/1030675
Apr
19
comment Using grep with a pattern that contains a variable to be expanded
@DustByte: Your life might have been much easier ;-) Don't listen to haters, use the right tool for the job!
Apr
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answered Using grep with a pattern that contains a variable to be expanded
Apr
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comment How to copy files from directory meeting certain criteria
Can you post a sample of the extention.txt file?
Apr
14
revised bash - All possible combinations of words from different files
added 3 characters in body
Apr
14
answered bash - All possible combinations of words from different files
Apr
13
comment Bash script not quite working
You set $msg to an empty string if there are ${options[@]}, or " nothing" otherwise. What do you want to "send"?
Apr
12
revised Bash script not quite working
formatting
Apr
10
answered find -exec ls -lR {} \; returns every item twice