I'm new to the bash script. Running a bash script to send a list of packages through a file to client machines. But it gives me the error as "Script timed out while executing."

Here is the code for the same.

#!/bin/bash #Script to write the output into a file

#Create output file, override if already present

sudo -S chmod u+w+x output_file.sh

#Write data to a file
echo "accountsservice" >> output _file.sh
echo "acl" >> output _file.sh
echo "acpi-support" >> output _file.sh
echo "acpid" >> output _file.sh

arp -ni eth0 | awk 'NR>1 {print $1}'

“remote.SSH.showLoginTerminal”: true, “remote.SSH.useLocalServer”: false,

#Checking the content of the file
gedit output_file.sh

cat output_file.sh


PLease help me in this regard.

Thank you.

1 Answer 1


Let's ignore the fact that your script is likely incomplete (hinted by the trailing fi without a starting if;then).

First, I would make sure that what you run does not block for input. (e.g. sudo, gedit).

Second, there is a time limit setting in landscape when editing scripts, as is visible in the documentation. If your script runs for longer than 5 minutes, you may have to increase the timeout. You could also run as a specific user,

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