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Old 04-28-2004, 03:28 PM   #1
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Bash Shell Scripting *Integrate two scripts*

I'm working on an assignment for my UNIX administration class and the teacher is making us make an add, remove, and modify (groups ect..) users script. I have a couple of admin scripts that I use on my system at home that I'd like to incorparate into one "general task" admin script.

I'm still learning but I'm stumpt on how to tie two of my scripts together, I'm also having trouble with two parts of my add rm & modify user script ie.. listing groups, adding a new user to a specific group, and changing a users group once it has already been created.

Can someone assist me on something, I'm really stuck.

Here they are, your also welcome to take these and use them if you wish =) Anyhow,

Add Remove Modify Script:

||CODE||# Admin - lets users add and modify users

# show the menu

tput cup 10 20
tput smso
echo "Please choose from the following options:"
tput rmso
tput cup 12 25
echo " A)dd user"
tput cup 13 25
echo " M)odify user"
tput cup 15 20
echo -n "Selection:"
read choice

# detemine which choice was selected
case= $choice in
# add a user
[aA]) echo "Add a user!"
echo "What is the user name of the new user that you wish to add?"
read username
echo "What is the full name of the new user?"
read fullname

useradd -c"$fullname" $username

# modify a user
[mM]) clear

echo "Modify a user!"
*) echo invalid input;;

Removing Temp Build-up Script (This is the one that I'd like to intergrate into the Add rm script, I plan on adding it to the AR menu I just can't figure out how to call it. Also, I need to figure out how to actually delay some of the script from running; I'd like to put a 5 sec interval at every pwd so the user can actually see what directory their deleting files from. Also if you know of anymore temp directorys (mozilla, konqueror cache whatever) let me know so I can add it. Oh I'm also going to list required configuration and system files for each directory before the rm -i is run in the peticular directory.

cd Incomplete
rm -i *
cd .thumbnails
cd large
rm -i *
cd .thumbnails
cd normal
rm -i *
echo Temp Cleaning is Complete

Sorry this was so long...
Thanks in advance.
Old 04-29-2004, 05:07 PM   #2
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To call a script you can just use name of it.
If you have scripts foo and bar
Writing '/path/to/foo' in bar causes for to be executed.


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