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bash read file

Posted 05-24-2013 at 09:20 AM by NullTerminator
Updated 05-24-2013 at 11:26 AM by NullTerminator

Sample of while loop to process input
Code:
#!/bin/sh
##################################
# Purpose: Cleanup any confirmation reports (*.pdf) older than xx days
# Called By:  batch daily cleanup process,  /Applications/xyz/distributor.sh
# Author: jeb
# Date: 4/20/07
# Comments: The while loop is preferred over the find -exec rm {} syntax because it
#           does not spawn a process for each file to be deleted.
#           The script expects
...
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A good $PS1 for displaying long paths in the bash prompt

Posted 03-13-2013 at 11:29 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 03-13-2013 at 11:30 PM by the dsc
Tags bash, prompt, ps1

Code:
PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\t \u $(if [ ${#PWD} -gt 30 ] ; then myPWD="${PWD:0:12}…/\W" ; myPWD="${myPWD:0:25}…" ; else myPWD=$PWD; fi ; echo $myPWD) $ '
It will display full paths smaller than 30 characters entirely, but for longer paths it will get only the first characters of the whole path, and the fist characters of the last folder in the full path.

The end result is something like:

HH:MM:SS tuxguy /home/tuxguy/mystuf.../xmas...
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PlayShell 0.2-WP13

Posted 01-08-2013 at 03:17 AM by konsolebox
Updated 01-08-2013 at 03:36 AM by konsolebox

PlayShell 0.2-WP13 was released today.

Hompepage: http://playshell.sourceforge.net/
SF.net summary page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/playshell
Release files: http://sourceforge.net/projects/play...Shell/0.2-WP13
Online repository: http://sourceforge.net/p/playshell/code/
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PlayShell 0.2-WP12A

Posted 12-31-2012 at 08:27 PM by konsolebox

PlayShell 0.2-WP12A was released yesterday.

It's the last version for 2012. Lots of important fixes and improvements were made there. It's pretty stable and consistent already compared to other earlier versions. An overhaul was made.

Hompepage: http://playshell.sourceforge.net/
SF.net summary page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/playshell
Release files: http://sourceforge.net/projects/play...hell/0.2-WP12A
Online repository: http://sourceforge.net/p/playshell/code/
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File conversion script

Posted 12-29-2012 at 10:04 AM by Snark1994
Updated 12-29-2012 at 10:10 AM by Snark1994

A handy script I put together to automatically convert between file formats based on file extension, in an easily extensible manner:

Code:
#!/usr/bin/env bash

#Conversion rules:
# commands["extension_from extension_to"]="convert_command"
# INFILE and OUTFILE in the conversion command are replaced
# with the appropriate filenames

declare -A commands
commands["wav mp3"]="ffmpeg -i INFILE OUTFILE"
...
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