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Old 06-06-2010, 05:45 AM   #1
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Question Basic bash command help?!

Hi, I have my first prac exam for my Linux class in a couple of days and the majority is scripting. We can take notes in so if I have all of the script bash commands prior, then I'm set for the exam.

I am familiar with vi.

I need to know how to obtain the following information through bash commands. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

- display user files that have been backed up daily (so on the particular day the script is run)

- display groups that a particular user is a part of

- display those that are logged into the server at 5pm

- display the three largest files on the server

- display the default run level of the server

- display RPM's installed to the server since it was set up

- display any .mp3 files on the server

- make sure there is no word 'ship' in any of the files on the server

- display the last 10 lines of the Webserver error log

- display a listing of system Variables

- display a listing of the 5 most CPU intensive processes running on the server

- display a listing of the 5 most RAM intensive processes running on the server

- Make sure there are no new user accounts added to the server

I'm aware this is a big ask, I'm not sure how simple or difficult these bash commands are. I'm not after lengthy descriptions on how the commands function, just what bash command I would need to type into my script to get it to display the information asked.

Thank you in advance!!

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