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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Bash Scripting Help, how to use external file for variables

    As I was preparing my last post, my inner child had this funny feeling that you would show up and change his diaper. :D
    Thanks.

    Crusty
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Bash Scripting Help, how to use external file for variables

    Hmmm...Since this thread has become somewhat of a contest to see how many different ways we can write this script, I thought this was a good time bring in some awkological awkumen...sorry, couldn't...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Script to disable screensaver when CPU usage exceeds a certain percentage ?

    There are several different ways you can capture your CPU usage.
    This might help: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/how-do-i-find-out-linux-cpu-utilization.html
  4. Re: HOWTO: Easy fglrx installation script

    This is easier than you might think:


    any_input=${any_input,,}

    Reference: http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BashFAQ/073
    Scroll down to the heading: Bash 4
  5. Re: How do I append to the global path variable

    There is more than one way to do what you're asking. My preference is to add a line to the bottom of the file: ~/.bashrc that looks similar to this:


    export PATH=$PATH:/path/to/directory

    After...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Bash Scripting Help, how to use external file for variables

    You have this:


    else
    echo "$(date "+%m%d%Y %T") : rdesktop has Stopped. Attempting to resta$
    case $THISHOST in
    (rpiA) rdesktop -z -u user -p password 10.100.100.10;;...
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    Re: Code for folders

    Just to add to those confused, I'll make it three of us.
  8. [SOLVED] Re: This is killing me. (Ubunbtu Speaks to me! Literally. . .)

    Too funny.
    Now, perhaps you've discovered the modern use for twelve pound sledge hammers.

    Perhaps you could discover the application that might be responsible for turning your computer into a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    You're mighty welcome.

    I really wish I could tell you why the changes we made to ~/.bashrc to modify your PATH fixed the problem. But, I can't because I don't know.

    When steeldriver challenged...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    To Langstracht:

    I'd like you to answer some more questions:

    What Linux operating system are you running?
    Are you running your operating system in WUBI?
    What application did you use to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    Oh, man!
    I have my threads confused. There's no "Jonathan" here.
    Time to do some heavy editing.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    Well, I did it because when I compared Langstracht's PATH to what I have in my PATH, /home/username/bin was the only path that was missing. Since the script runs for me, but doesn't run for him, I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    Yup...sure as hell would be.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    Yeah...well...that's why I told you to:

    Please post the output you get, in a code box, when you run it.


    So, based on what you described, in lieu of posting the output, I'm assuming that...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    Well, maybe I don't understand what you want the script to do.
    You write: "The above code displays every line it is supposed to ... plus the "Hit [ ... abort." after each "batch" of lines." <--...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: How to make zenity progress-bar actually, well, progress

    Well, I'll be damned. So, that's where I got it.
    It still sucks, though.
  17. [SOLVED] Code correction.

    You're mighty welcome, Jonathan.

    I wrote that script several years ago and have been using it ever since, with success. Consequently, the Zenity error message hasn't appeared. However, after I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    You might want to remember that you'll need to use the "shebang" as the first line of every bash script that you write in the future:


    #!/bin/bash
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    See if your script runs if you put the following line in as the very first line of your code (it's called a shebang):


    #!/bin/bash


    Here's how to make a code box:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    It would be nice to see the entire content of your script in a code box. Otherwise, we're just guessing as to why what works for us isn't working for you.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Impossibilitus Interruptus ...

    In keeping with your coding style, which is much different than mine, your script worked for me when I added the blue line shown in the code box below:


    #!/bin/bash
    set -e

    count=10
    i=1...
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    Re: Question on where to post a specific issue

    Well, since you are not an "Absolute" beginner. Your thread probably doesn't belong in this forum. Since there are several issues involved with the difficulty you're having, a better place to have...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: How to make zenity progress-bar actually, well, progress

    Here's a working example that keeps the Zenity message box on top using wmctrl.
    if you don't have wmctrl installed, you can comment out the blue line in the code box below:


    #!/bin/bash

    #...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounted Drives

    You're mighty welcome.
    I edited the command to specify that the regular expression should match the word: none, at the beginning of the line.
    It' a little better that way.




    Please mark...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mounted Drives

    Yes.


    df | grep -v ^none
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