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Solved [Solved] Whats the best Unix OS to use for a beginner?
In General - Asked by Kearney97
15 answers
07:21:58 9/28/11
Unix Shell script to fetch the data from db
In General - Asked by varuninamity
3 answers
20:49:41 12/28/10
Solved [Solved] what does '$?' variable mean in unix scripts
In General - Asked by Vin087
3 answers
16:51:55 8/05/10
Solved [Solved] Unix copy - using line numbers - how?
In General - Asked by lwrygrl
4 answers
03:00:13 10/26/10
read a file and creating variables in csh
In General - Asked by karissa
4 answers
18:02:26 3/22/10
Unix executable file mac
In Software Problems - Asked by batesy
2 answers
21:43:04 3/04/10
How to use sqlplus command in UNIX
In General - Asked by Geeking4awhile
7 answers
08:55:29 4/20/10
conversion to seconds
In General - Asked by HemaV
3 answers
22:12:16 1/07/10
Run Test.sql from unix shell export the report to .CSV file
In General - Asked by karthik8583
3 answers
17:47:44 2/07/12
Solved [Solved] A shell script to remove certain lines from a text file
In Software Problems - Asked by Sanjeev.Ramki
6 answers
23:32:16 2/13/12
Plink command line execution
In General - Asked by dineshdct
1 answer
05:44:44 12/22/10
Read a file and store contents to array
In General - Asked by nehagupta26
11 answers
09:03:52 3/29/11
grep a string at specific position
In General - Asked by pnbalaji
2 answers
13:49:13 4/14/11
What is the command for listing all files end
In General - Asked by kedarnath
4 answers
03:25:49 12/16/10
what port is telnet running on
In General - Asked by paulclaffy
3 answers
15:02:13 11/30/11
Solved [Solved] script to get dynamic file name
In General - Asked by mohammed umar
5 answers
05:36:49 4/17/12
Separate file name and extension in script
In Software Problems - Asked by pnbalaji
2 answers
08:21:51 4/29/10
previous date comman in unix (urgent)
In Software Problems - Asked by rajnish.cseku
5 answers
06:38:38 7/03/12
FTP of file from Mainframe to UNIX, an extra
In General - Asked by abhijit_prabhudesai
5 answers
16:31:42 7/11/11
Shell script to execute sybase system procedures
In General - Asked by Sanjeev.Ramki
6 answers
00:01:50 3/30/12
for loop for n times in ksh.
In General - Asked by sureshht
2 answers
13:47:22 6/27/11
How to pass To, cc and bcc syntax for mailx
In General - Asked by msinim625
1 answer
13:39:42 2/26/13
Open unix executable file?
In General - Asked by TheMacGuy10
1 answer
11:29:07 7/12/10
How to connect to dbaccess in ksh shell
In General - Asked by Wilfried
5 answers
10:07:41 3/03/11
Combine multiple files using awk
In General - Asked by kathy_BJ
4 answers
07:08:07 3/15/10
Solved [Solved] How to find character position in string using unix.
In General - Asked by Lidiya
4 answers
21:42:35 2/09/13
Unix shell script to invoke .sql file
In General - Asked by Prass
2 answers
06:50:53 3/05/11
Listing files ends with small letters
In General - Asked by harssha
11 answers
04:08:50 1/18/11
Cygwin Cron
In Software Problems - Asked by nwwoman
3 answers
15:59:44 6/22/10
Compare first column of 2 files
In General - Asked by Ishprg
6 answers
16:25:07 2/17/10
AWK - fields to variables
In General - Asked by right_coaster
1 answer
20:56:45 2/18/10
count the no.of records in a xml file + unix
In Software Problems - Asked by defendersubbu
1 answer
18:54:19 1/07/11
How to write a unix shell script that polls for files at a s
In General - Asked by khums
1 answer
10:50:03 3/23/12
Working Squid config file for 3.13
In General - Asked by VJ Java
6 answers
03:24:08 10/11/10
Get a week number from a date.
In Software Problems - Asked by rajsharma
4 answers
20:27:49 10/30/10
Parse a string, assign to script variable
In Software Problems - Asked by kelton
7 answers
22:13:57 11/16/10
Redirect cat output to the varible
In Software Problems - Asked by saggypro001
1 answer
12:15:38 1/13/10
Solved [Solved] Shell script to read the no of words in each line
In General - Asked by Sanjeev.Ramki
8 answers
22:49:20 2/27/12
Convert a Unix file to a windows folder?
In Software Problems - Asked by Brendan57
6 answers
11:16:03 3/06/11
Expect script not working
In General - Asked by Geeking4awhile
2 answers
05:06:35 5/28/10
How can I get the last day of any month/year?
In General - Asked by rcapulli
2 answers
17:36:34 12/30/10
runnin catalina.sh
In Configurations - Asked by suylyvar
1 answer
16:43:33 2/10/10
How to insert single quote in a text line
In General - Asked by Geeking4awhile
2 answers
19:58:53 3/04/10
Shell scripting for date validation
In General - Asked by naveen_40
2 answers
09:50:19 4/14/10
Shell script to exit the program whenever a key is pressed
In General - Asked by Sanjeev.Ramki
6 answers
04:40:19 8/04/12
Shell script to convert HTML file to text file
In General - Asked by Sanjeev.Ramki
1 answer
23:38:31 2/27/12
BASH: Factorial using FOR loop not working
In Software Problems - Asked by Technext
4 answers
04:17:29 7/16/10
Need to caculate the time difference.
In General - Asked by satyaranjon
1 answer
18:21:22 3/20/10
Convert Columns to rows
In General - Asked by ashup
2 answers
19:38:48 1/14/10
gunzip:filename.tar.gz : invalid compressed data--format vio
In General - Asked by mabkhout
2 answers
05:10:47 3/13/12

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