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Old 03-07-2018, 03:18 PM   #1
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Script to change string

Im try to creat one script to change the values like
D=$(date "+%a %b %d")
Wed Mar 07
And change the output
To "Wed Mar 7"

For generate one report from the "last" command every day

desarrol pts/6 Wed Mar 7 12:06 still logged in
desarrol pts/5 Wed Mar 7 11:52 still logged in
desarrol pts/4 Wed Mar 7 11:23 - 12:29 (01:06)

Any Help me ?

Old 03-07-2018, 03:45 PM   #2
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You need to use
D=$(date "+%a %b %e")
so that the day of the month is blank padded instead of 0 padded.
man date
This script should work:
D=$(date "+%a %b %e")
last | grep "$D"
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Depending on what informations to retrieve, lastlog is useful too:
lastlog -b 0 -t 1


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