Tcsh is an enhanced, but completely compatible version of the Berkeley UNIX C shell (csh). It is a command language interpreter usable both as an interactive login shell and a shell script command processor.

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Matlab Command Line vs Tcsh Script

To run matlab desktop environment, I type in matlab on the command line ($SHELL = /usr/bin/tcsh). I then write a tcsh script containing a matlab script within it: Tcsh script #!/bin/tcsh -f matlab ...
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exporting an environment variable from a bash script to a tcsh shell

I run bash scripts from tcsh shells. I want to set an environment variable in the tcsh shell from a bash script. The method of doing this, if your parent shell is bash is to source a file, i.e., ...
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“readlink -f” Working in Terminal, but not Working in Shell Script

I have current shell /bin/tcsh. I want to know the absolute location of a file, whose parent directory may be a symbolic link or may be a normal directory. So I am using readlink -f command to get ...
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Odd Illegal Variable Name error in csh script

I have a peculiar problem with a csh script which occurs only in my Lenovo Z500 laptop. I have run the script in 3 other computers with analogous operating systems (Kubuntu 14.04 x64) and the only ...
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Cannot get “alias” command to work at al

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I open a terminal, and type a simple alias command, but then it doesn't work: ~> alias ge='gedit &' ~> ge ge: command not found I've also tried adding aliases to ...
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Setup: command not found. Cannot run installer

I'm installing Abaqus on Ubuntu. I have extracted the rar files into a directory. In terminal, I navigate to the directory and run the setup file using "sudo /directory_name/setup". Terminal gives me ...
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Is there an environment variable in csh to modify PS2?

Is there an environment variable in CSH to change the PS2 like in bash and sh? For example: $PS2 = "hi" I tried it but it doesn't work in csh.
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How do I turn off autolist in tcsh terminal

Since I upgraded to Trusty Tahr, whenever I do tab completion in the (tcsh) terminal it will complete as far as it can and then show me all of the options available. I hate this behavior and want it ...
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Sourcing a sh file is illegal in tcsh

After solving that one, I tried to source the sh script editing csh.cshrc. I added the following lines in its end: . /etc/fsl/5.0/fsl.sh setenv FREESURFER_HOME/home/User/freesurfer source $...
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fsl.sh cannot be sourced

I need to install FSL and Freesurfer as part of running Connectome Mapper. Freesurfer required changing the shell to tcsh in order to configure its folders. Now for FSL, I have to add to .profile the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and tcsh

I've tried the recommended method to install the TCSH shell in Ubuntu 14.04, sudo apt-get install tcsh but get the message: Unable to locate package tcsh Is there something else I need to ...
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check if folder does not exist in tcsh

When using the tcsh shell, how do I check if a folder does NOT exist? I can check if it exists by if ( -d /folder ) then but I want the if statement to work for folders that don't exist.
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No csh or tcsh?

In /bin, I see bash, but no csh or tcsh. When I created a ".cshrc" file in my home directory, it had no effect; that's how I discovered this problem. So the question is this: how do I switch to csh/...
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how to display quota info on lock screen?

Is it possible to display user quota info on lock screen or any message at least? because every time user lock in or unlock the first window he/she will look at is going to be lock screen.
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Adding hours to an arbitrary, unformatted date

I need to add 84 hours to a specific starting UTC date. The start UTC date is the current date but the starting hour is not. The code below works great until the end of the month when it can't convert ...
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Arithmetic with variables

I am trying to do arithmetic as I assign a variable a value. When the script reaches end_day it cannot do the math, and when I test it in the terminal it will simply return the expression. What do I ...
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Gui application for perl scripts and cshell

I am a very green to Linux. I am now taking a course at my studies basic of Linux. As part of my assessment I need to do some Perl scripts and C shell. But also we have been asked to build a GUI app ...
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Flexible vector construction in tcsh

vector generation is a technique which allows us to generate lists without defining iterators and write loops. They are useful in many situations, and can turn code to much more succinct and compact. ...