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Did you know how to replace via the ^ command with bash?

Posted 03-12-2010 at 09:05 AM by invalidid
Updated 03-12-2010 at 09:11 AM by invalidid

Hello All!

At first, I want to ask one question about using the popular bash commandline interpreter. Did you know about the ^ command?

If yes, you are a really well expierenced bash-user. If not, you won't loose anything in reading this blog entry. The command ^ is used to substitude some text, typed the last time before you hit the enter key.

One example of how to use it, surely makes the usage clear:
Let's assume you have a directory called "~/temp"....
LQ Newbie
Posted in Tips and tricks
Views 802 Comments 2 invalidid is offline
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Simple shell script to create playlists from file structure

Posted 03-01-2010 at 11:28 AM by invalidid
Updated 12-03-2013 at 03:15 PM by invalidid

Hi everybody!
In my first post on this blog I want to publish something simple but useful for guys who prefer to use applications like xine, mplayer or totem for playing music. It's a bash script, which creates playlists using the unix tool "find". Basic documentation can be found in the header of the script file.

I hope you find it useful and comfortable. Have fun with it!

Code:
#!/bin/bash
# mkpls.sh - Create a playlist from a bunch of files.
...
LQ Newbie
Views 1745 Comments 0 invalidid is offline

  



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