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I am using MATLAB from my college network which has a limited number of users. So whenever I type matlab in terminal if the user limit is exceeded, then it shows errors: "user limit exceeded", and now I have to try again and again. I want to write a script that opens terminal and writes 'matlab' into it and if it opens then stop else keep on running.

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#!/bin/sh

while [ matlab | grep -q 'user limit exceeded' ]
do
   matlab
   echo "Trying again"
done
echo "Success!"

That should do it.

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