Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 06-15-2004, 09:39 AM   #1
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Buffalo, NY
Distribution: Novell Linux Desktop
Posts: 159

Rep: Reputation: 30
mask user input in a bash script

I'm looking to take input from a user in a bash script but instead of diaplaying it in plain text i want the text to show up as * or something of the sort.

any suggestions??

Old 06-15-2004, 10:06 AM   #2
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
Distribution: RH, Fedora, Suse, AIX
Posts: 736

Rep: Reputation: 31
Try here...

Google is your friend. Took me like 15 seconds to find this solution.

Last edited by Donboy; 06-15-2004 at 10:08 AM.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Shell script pipe input - bash mostly laikos Programming 4 11-09-2008 05:14 PM
Bash scripting and user input Woodsman Slackware 13 11-02-2005 02:20 PM
send automatic input to a script called by another script in bash programming jorgecab Programming 2 04-01-2004 12:20 AM
User input using a BASH script... causticmtl Programming 5 07-13-2003 09:59 PM
bash-script input aizkorri Programming 7 07-08-2003 06:15 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:26 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration