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Old 04-01-2012, 05:24 PM   #1
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Simple bash script


Hi all - just wondering if you could help with a simple bash script...i want to list all user account on a linux system

Thanks
 
Old 04-01-2012, 07:08 PM   #2
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I could give you a perl script to do it but thats not what you request.

I haven't studied to much with bash scripting all though I'm sure with a little research this would be a fairly simple task.

Are you just trying to see all the accounts?

you could just look at /etc/passwd such as

# less /etc/passwd
 
Old 04-01-2012, 07:10 PM   #3
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Indeed .... "list all user account" is not very specific, and in its simplest
incarnation certainly doesn't require a bash script.

What exactly do you wish to list, what is the expected output?



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