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Questions tagged [shell-scripting]

Shell scripts range from very short to highly complex pieces of textual code, often to automate system administration. They can be either POSIX (portable), or most commonly written in Bash, less often in other shells.

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Pike programming language [closed]

What do you think about the Pike programming language? I just discovered it and seems rather cool. Kind of dynamic C language with a standard library. Has anyone used it, and what was your ...
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Scrolling through pictures via Terminal Linux

I've been looking for a tool that either works or can be customized for the following task. My end goal is to use the terminal to open, and navigate through some folder containing pictures. The ...
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What cross-platform GUI text editor for Linux shell scripting?

As the title says, I seek high quality text editor for POSIX shell scripting. Requirements: Most important to me is syntax highlighting: I admire the fast start-up of Sublime Text, but it does not ...
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Language detection at shell command

I need to detect the language of a huge amount of files, and I was wondering if there is some tool which I could use in a way similar to this, in linux command shell: langdetector filetodetect > ...
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Is there any software that scans sh files for vulnerabilities?

I am looking for software (could be a simple script as well as a full software application) that can scan Linux shell scripts for code vulnerabilities. I know there is a powershell script scanner, ...
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Need a Browser Based SSH Terminal Client — WordPress Plugin?

I have a network of about 150 users who need to reserve instruments daily using our custom Perl script on a Solaris signup computer that is accessed using an SSH client like Putty. This is a pain ...
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Alternative adobe pdf command line print

I need a software like Adobe DC Reader to print pdf file via command line. Actually I use this command: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat Reader DC\Reader\AcroRd32.exe " /N /S /T /A /O /H "...
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Windows Alternative to Thunar/Nautilus Custom Actions?

In the Linux file managers Thunar and Nautilus you can create custom actions. When right-clicking on a file bash scripts tailored for particular files can be run. Is there a file manager or program in ...
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Set Operations in the Unix Shell

Set operations in the unix shell are possible: http://www.catonmat.net/blog/set-operations-in-unix-shell/ And the solutions from this site are very user-friendly. With "user" being a sub set of all ...
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string literals escaping tool for multiple languages

I am looking for a single utility to escape strings constants/literals for multiple languages: C, C++, Java Javascript Python XML, HTML shellscript awk, sed The tool should be open source and linux-...
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Recursive search and replace with PCRE

Recursive search and replace with PCRE Features open source command line tool recursive search and replace in text files. supports PCRE like Python does. Installable via RPM/DPKG Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Is there a tool to open a new page in Firefox in an already opened profile?

As far as I could determine, there is no native way to open a page in a Firefox multiple profiles environment when the profile is already open. On the Linux shell I am trying something like: firefox -...
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Loop over N git repos

I search a tool to loop over N git repos and do git commands (most of the time git diff). Wanted features: open source command line based
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Logrotate - leave file with some it's content

I'm looking for a tool or script which log rotates a folder or individual log files, but leaves some lines in the logs, for example, it cuts all lines older than 2 days and writes them into another ...
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Compare script output from remote server with local result

I want to run this SQL on the local and remote host: select concat_ws('.', table_schema, table_name, column_name) as column_name from information_schema.columns where table_schema not in ('...
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Total free web application (Scripts Store, DB store) [closed]

I want to develop my own personal application working online using Web browser. I need to find the Online Servers : Where I can store my DB (MySQL, MariaDB) totally free? Where I can to store my ...
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DAG based script execution scheduler/planner with GUI; similar to airbnb's airflow or BODS or Informatica

We're looking for a GUI based execution scheduler/planner (or whatever it is called) to run various daily scripts and applications with dependencies. We'd like it to run on a headless Linux distro, ...
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Advanced replacement for UNIX/GNU “find” (command-line file search)

GNU's default file search utility for the command line find has a ton of options, but is still missing some - in my opinion - essential features, like sorting. It's also a hassle to use sometimes. In ...
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unix facility to intercept gethostbyname(3) and fake return

i want a programme to do this thing . fakeresolv www.example.com=1.2.3.4 -- wget www.example.com/abc this way i can test vhost's of my webserver without setting up dns records . i want to limit this ...
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Shell Compiler to Program

I am looking for a simple program, preferably with GUI capabilities, to create small, usable programs. I would like to compile my multiple scripts (Backup, Cron Job, Task Kills etc.) I have ...
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Editor for Linux shell scripts

So I am looking at creating multiple shell scripts for my Lubuntu machine (the hope is to get it close to autonomous as possible). I have used apps such as Geany (which is good), but obviously I want ...
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Alternative for Python Shell

Executing Python in the Command Prompt causes some problem for entering data in UTF-8. in my case command prompt and subsequently Python shell doesn't show Persian characters correctly. I changed ...
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Live-session shell daemon

TLDR I need software that runs a daemon server and hosts an interactive shell program as a subprocess. The software should also include a client program that connects to the daemon server and ...
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Program to automatically convert a Bash script (Linux/Unix) into a PowerShell script (Windows)

I know there are hundred of pages that show the common stuff needed to make the change yourself, but I'm wondering if there's a tool/program that makes it automagically for you. I'm pretty sure ...
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Editor for writing shell scripts, with autocompletion and syntax highlighting

I am looking for a good editor that would provide me with an IDE-like experience in building shell scripts. Ideally, it should support Linux bash and Windows batch file formats, Windows Power Shell is ...