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Old 10-10-2015, 03:21 AM   #1
willembor
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Request brainwaves on progress indicator for directories copy within a loop statement


Hello to all. Glad to be on the newbie bus. I have written a ksh shell script containing a function with a "for" loop copying directories to a USB HDD. Tried to use zenity as a progress indicator but as we all know it does not render itself very effective in this regard and requires me to click "OK" after every directory. I need a progress bar that will finish only after ALL directories were successfully copied with a proper progress percentage ending at 100% after the last directory was copied. It needs to look neat and sort of professional. Anyone out there that has an idea on this? Below is the basic loop statement:

function COPY
{
for DIRCOPY in $LIST #previously defined
do
cp -r $PATH/$DIRCOPY USB_HDD
done
}

Cannot wait to hear from all the wizzards out there. Been scratching my head for a while now and cannot find any workable solution on the internet.
 
Old 10-12-2015, 07:36 AM   #2
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Hi =^.^=
I'd go Python on that one...in fact, this is what PYQT4 is pretty good at ^^
Melissa
By the way - welcome tot he forum (did not notice the register date there ...)

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Old 10-12-2015, 08:08 AM   #3
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Old 10-12-2015, 04:18 PM   #4
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Thanx Melissa

Will research the Python option. Any ready made examples or ideas to guide me in the right direction? Will take some time to familiarize myself with Python.

Willem
 
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