The purpose is to restart the machine if it doesn't get an abort command from the user. The problem is that the way the terminals are set up, user must supply SU password for shutdown, init, reboot, ...
Who deals (interprets) the * in echo * Does the echo see the star or the shell take care about it and return a list of filename .. What about cp temp temp*
I have the following bash script: # do some time consuming task here read -p "Give me some input: " input Now as you might have guessed, if a user presses some random keys during the "time ...
I have two music libraries, one a newer version than the other. I would like to compare them to figure which files I need to copy from new music tree to old. I have tried diff --brief -r ...