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uuidfstab - Convert fstab contents to a format that uses UUID instead of /dev paths.

Posted 09-04-2012 at 10:09 PM by konsolebox
Updated 09-17-2012 at 02:25 AM by konsolebox
Tags bash, fstab, script, uuid

This script helps a user or admin to automatically convert items in fstab so that they would use UUIDs instead.

uuidfstab[.sh]
Code:
#!/bin/bash

function error {
	echo "$1" >&2
	exit 1
}

function show_usage_and_exit {
	error "Usage: $0 <path_to_fstab_file> [<new_fstab_file>]"
}

function process {
	local FSTABFILE=$1 NEWFSTABFILE=$2 LINE DEVICE TEMPFILE ID OUTPUTFILE
...
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PlayShell 0.2-WP10

Posted 04-01-2012 at 04:23 AM by konsolebox

PlayShell 0.2-WP10 was released today.

page: http://playshell.sourceforge.net/
files: http://sourceforge.net/projects/play...hell/0.2-WP10/
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Bash functions to list and kill or send signals to process trees

Posted 04-01-2012 at 12:54 AM by konsolebox
Updated 07-28-2014 at 12:39 PM by konsolebox

These functions can be used in scripts or interactive shells to manipulate process trees. At least bash version 3.0 is needed. May also work with some earlier versions.

killtree - Creates a list of processes based from a parent process ID first then sends the signal to all of them synchronously.

killtree2 - Same as killtree but it doesn't create a list first. It immediately kills processes as it goes through every level.

killtree3 - This version kills...
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Getting Absolute Paths of UNIX Directories and Filenames in Shell Scripts

Posted 07-08-2011 at 04:05 AM by konsolebox
Updated 07-17-2011 at 10:11 AM by konsolebox
Tags bash, ksh, script, shell, zsh

This post is a compilation of the function getabspath() for different shells that can be used to get the absolute form of a path. The function accepts an argument path then returns the absolute form of it to the variable $__.

bash (3.0 and newer only)
Code:
function getabspath {
	local -a T1 T2
	local -i I=0
	local IFS=/ A

	case "$1" in
	/*)
		read -r -a T1 <<< "$1"
		;;
	*)
		read
...
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PlayShell 0.2-WP09

Posted 04-20-2011 at 04:15 AM by konsolebox
Updated 07-08-2011 at 03:49 AM by konsolebox

PlayShell 0.2-WP09 has been released yesterday.

page: http://playshell.sourceforge.net/
files: http://sourceforge.net/projects/play...hell/0.2-WP09/
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