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Old 09-26-2002, 11:47 PM   #1
chandhru
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how to run a shell script in Linux


Hi,

I have downloaded ipkg-build.sh script in my Linux . i dont khow
how to run that script and make it working.

also i have a basic doubt , what is script . why do we need scripts
to run certain programs

Thanks
Chandhru
 
Old 09-27-2002, 12:16 AM   #2
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make sure the script has execute permision
chmod u+x <scriptname>
then type ./<scriptname> in the directory the script is in
 
Old 09-27-2002, 02:19 PM   #3
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In my experience, i've used "sh ./<filename.sh>" A shell script is basically a text file that has a bunch of commands in it. like this srcipt:
#!/bin/sh
cd /usr/src
ls -l

will change to /usr/src/ and then do a ls -l.
 
  


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