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comment Output of running commands in Terminal
You can enable verbosity natively with -print
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comment Cannot change shell
Does the file /etc/shells contain /bin/zsh?
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comment Replace first column on a file
Right, I forgot that Ubuntu doesn't come with gawk installed by default
Feb
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comment Replace first column on a file
gawk version 4 does have inplace editing: gnu.org/software/gawk/manual/html_node/…
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comment Save terminal output to variable in expect/tcl
This question is more relevant for Stack Overflow, not askubuntu
Feb
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answered Save terminal output to variable in expect/tcl
Feb
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revised Save terminal output to variable in expect/tcl
adding the Tcl syntax for command substitution
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answered How to loop file names into an array or run custom code on it
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
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answered sh: all commands “not found”
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comment Add a multi-line text with one variable to multiple files using bash
also asked on unix.stackexchange.com/q/256772/4667 and stackoverflow.com/q/34922296/7552
Jan
21
comment Convert Number of Decimals Through a Text File
I wonder if the decimal point should be optional. I wonder if a=42 should become a=42.00. The OP would have to decide.
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reviewed Approve Convert Number of Decimals Through a Text File
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answered Convert Number of Decimals Through a Text File
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comment How can I send email with attachment xls file using shell script as application/xls mimetype without making the received file becoming unreadable
also asked at superuser.com/questions/1026672/…
Jan
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answered `tail` and append in oneliner
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comment `tail` and append in oneliner
what is the purpose of the tail? Do you want to discard the earlier lines?
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comment why cron is running my script in parallel mode
What evidence do you have that this is happening? Please show it to us.